While they taste fine as-is, ten minutes in a warm oven transforms raw pine nuts into something sublime.
Unfortunately, anything more renders them useless. And the line between “fantastic” and “useless” is quite a fine one, easily missed and just as easily cursed.
But when I take care, I’m rewarded with two things:
A reminder that turning one’s full attention to something can be rewarding.
And really delicious salad.
This is Day 10 of a 21-day series. For more scoop on the who/what/why, go here.