ha·​zel·​nut | \ ˈhā-zəl-ˌnət How to pronounce hazelnut (audio) \

Definition of hazelnut

: the brown nut of a hazel

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For less eccentricity and fancier pastries, such as almond kouign-amanns, hazelnut lunettes and Earl Grey scones, hit Le Petit Outre. Dina Mishev, Washington Post, "Missoula," 11 Sep. 2019 This creamy puréed bowl of goodness is made event better with crunchy, salty bacon and toasted hazelnut halves. Tempur-pedic, Bon Appétit, "The Ultimate Stay-in-Bed Weekend and the Recipes to Make It Happen," 11 Sep. 2019 Add eggs, one at at time, and vanilla and hazelnut extract, scraping down sides of bowl to ensure all ingredients are combined. Dallas News, "5 easy recipes for blondies that include lots of browned butter, nuts and liqueurs," 27 Aug. 2019 In true Tiny Lou’s fashion, the Ode to Blondie pays homage to the aforementioned dancer, and features a brown butter blondie, curried banana flambé, buttermilk ice cream, and hazelnut crémeux. al, "Visit the best restaurants in Atlanta’s food neighborhoods," 19 Aug. 2019 One of the more unique products lines on display was cannabidiol peanut butter, and hazelnut butter made by the Mustery Baking Company of California. Cindy Krischer Goodman, sun-sentinel.com, "Just chillin': CBD won’t get you high, but it can ease what ails you, vendors say," 3 Aug. 2019 Other notables include Philharmonic (medium roast, maple notes) and Philtered Soul (medium, hazelnut), and range from the light, citrus New Manhattan to more daring dark and rich Turkish. Steve Zimmerman, chicagotribune.com, "The new Philz Coffee in Chicago doesn’t do espresso drinks but no one seems to mind," 29 July 2019 The new line, which hits grocery store shelves this week, includes plain Greek yogurt with almond butter, vanilla Greek yogurt with cashew butter, chocolate Greek yogurt with hazelnut butter and others. Danielle Wiener-bronner, CNN, "Chobani hopes nut butters will give yogurt a boost," 15 July 2019 On the breakfast menu, one blueberry and one chocolate chip pancake are served with mixed berries, whipped cream and choice of maple syrup or homemade chocolate hazelnut spread. Claire Perez, sun-sentinel.com, "A Rendez-Vous with blueberry pancakes," 16 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of hazelnut

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hazelnut was before the 12th century

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English Language Learners Definition of hazelnut

: the nut of a hazel


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Kids Definition of hazelnut

: the nut of a hazel

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