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From Epicurious, via Slashfood:

3 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons (packed) light brown sugar
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pound (about 2 cups) raw unsalted mixed nuts

Preheat oven to 375°F. In medium saucepan over moderately low heat, combine all ingredients except nuts. Cook, stirring frequently, until butter and sugar melt completely, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add nuts and toss well to combine.

Spread nuts on large rimmed baking sheet and bake, stirring after 7 minutes, until golden and fragrant, 12 to 15 minutes. Cool in pan on rack. (Nuts can be made up to 3 days ahead and stored at room temperature in airtight container.)

What nuts would you use? I think pecans, first. Macadamia nuts. Walnuts. Brazil nuts. Not cashews, peanuts or almonds. Pistachios. Hazelnuts. Maybe a small proportion of pine nuts. But at least half should be pecans, IMHO.

Written by Leisureguy

13 November 2007 at 11:33 am

Posted in Food, Recipes & Cooking

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