pine nut


Definition of pine nut

: the edible seed of any of several pines — compare piñon

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Then, her vegan veggie couscous with spicy pine nuts. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Chrissy Teigen Is Cooking Some of Her Favorite Recipes on Instagram," 18 Dec. 2018 Uncover, fluff with a fork, add the pine nuts, dried cranberries, and cilantro, and fluff again. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Chrissy Teigen Is Cooking Some of Her Favorite Recipes on Instagram," 18 Dec. 2018 The taste of this magic sauce combines the peppery freshness of basil, the tingle of raw garlic, the luxuriousness of olive oil, the savory-umami of Parmesan and the earthiness of pine nuts. Bethany Jean Clement, The Seattle Times, "The perfection of pesto: a public service announcement," 18 July 2018 Haller also borrows from Bamboo Bistro's favorite salads such as kale with pine nuts and ones made with jackfruit salad, papaya and mango. Quyen Do,, "At Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant in Little Saigon, your egg rolls are made by Vietnamese Buddhist nuns and monks," 22 Mar. 2018 Cool the pine nuts, then finely chop and place in a mixing bowl. Tyler Florence, House Beautiful, "Tyler Florence's Recipe for California Osso Buco with Kumquat-Cranberry Gremolata," 6 Jan. 2011 Transfer apple mixture to a serving dish and sprinkle in feta and pine nuts. Country Living, "Israeli Couscous and Apple Salad," 27 July 2010 In a large bowl, combine chard mixture, goat cheese, pine nuts and raisins. Jonah Miller, WSJ, "Throw a Summer Party the Effortless Spanish Way," 6 July 2018 Garnish each serving with a few melon balls, fresh basil and some toasted pine nuts. Daniel Neman, sacbee, "Main dishes? Fruit is not forbidden," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of pine nut

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of pine nut

: the seed of some pine trees that is used as food

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