How To Properly Store Nuts At Home

Nuts contain many trace elements (for example, iron, copper, cobalt), antioxidants, unsaturated fatty acids, protein, more than 20 essential amino acids, as well as B vitamins, vitamins C, PP. Thanks to these benefits, nuts can be safely considered a product that a person needs every day to maintain good health. They can be used to prepare sauces and salads, as a component of sandwiches and soups.

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How To Properly Store Nuts At Home
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Spread the freshly picked nuts in a single layer in a warm room and leave them to dry for 7-10 days. They can then be folded into small canvas bags or wooden crates. Store at room temperature; otherwise, the fruit may become damp and moldy. Some people store nuts by shelling them. This is wrong - cleaned kernels deteriorate more quickly.

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How to properly store shelled nuts

Since nuts contain a high percentage of fat, they go rancid rather quickly in the heat. They can be kept at room temperature for a month. But after that, be sure to transfer the nuts to an airtight container and refrigerate. They will be stored in the main chamber for 6 months, in the freezer for a year.

To “freshen up” any nuts before eating (or cooking with them), roast them on a baking sheet in the oven at 180° C for 10 minutes, or place the nuts in a small bowl and reheat in the microwave for 1-2 minutes.

Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff

Sources: Today Lifestyle