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Nuts

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  1. Amaretti are crisp cookies made from this nut.

    Almond

  2. Chewing this Asian nut is mildly stimulating & may make your saliva bright red - used in making 'paans' in India.

    Betel nut

  3. This nut is also called a goober.

    Peanut

  4. This nut, typically associated with Australia contains more calories than any other nut.

    Macadamia

  5. Also Queensland Nuts, Hawaiin Nuts.

    Macadamia

  6. The shell of this nut is beige but it is sometimes dyed red or green to meet customer expectations.

    Pistachios

  7. This nut comes in two varieties - English and Persian.

    Walnut

  8. At Christmas time it's traditional to roast them "on an open fire."

    Chestnuts

  9. Triangular nuts named for a South American country.

    Brazil nuts

  10. This nut of the hickory tree is popular in the cuisine of the Southern United States and is used in making pies.

    Pecan

  11. The paste of these nuts is called marzipan.

    Almond

  12. Hazelnuts are also called these, after a saint on whose day they ripen.

    Filberts

  13. Be careful - the shell of this kidney shaped nut is toxic.

    Cashew