How can I gather black walnuts?

Answer Gathering black walnuts for use is a three-step process that includes identification of the tree, harvesting the nuts and removal of the husk and shell. The husk and shell are difficult to remove a... Read More »

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How to Cut Black Walnuts?

The black walnut tree also is known as the American walnut and produces golf ball-sized nuts that are encased in thick hulls. The hulls are a light green color when they first develop but darken to... Read More »

Where do black walnuts come from?

Black walnut trees are native to North America, according to the University of Minnesota Extension Service, and the trees grow from the Dakotas south to Texas and Florida (and most states in betwee... Read More »

What are black walnuts good for?

Walnuts are among the healthiest nuts, combining "good" fats and antioxidants benefits for the heart, brain and muscles. In addition, the black walnut is a versatile food, easily mixed into a daily... Read More »

How do I crack black walnuts?

Black walnuts are known as one of the hardest nuts to crack. Unlike nuts like peanuts that you can crack open with one hand, or pistachios with shells that are easily shed, the way to crack black w... Read More »