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"Everyone's favorite nut!" A Metafilter search finds the word "nut" in 2058 threads, pistachios once. Sometimes I like pistachios with a beer, but never with a whiskey.
posted by Dick Paris (14 comments total)

 
I've never had a pistachio in my entire life.
I am twenty-one years old.
There's no good reason either.
posted by winterdrm at 11:34 PM on October 3, 2001


The moving hand smites, and having smote, moves on...
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 11:45 PM on October 3, 2001


Some of the best nuts and dry fruits used to come from Kabul. I am not sure if they stopped selling them, but I haven't heard of any one still purchasing Kabuli nuts and dry fruits in recent times.

The best: Almonds from the US. Cashews from India. Pistachios from either India or US. Dried figs, etc from Afghanistan/Kabul.

My personal favourites are roasted and salted pistachios and plain cashews.
posted by riffola at 12:07 AM on October 4, 2001


Nothing beats a good Macadamia Nut.

And since I`m logging in from Japan, I`ll put in a vote for Wasabi peanuts.
posted by vito90 at 2:15 AM on October 4, 2001


I gotta go with pistachios. What is the deal with the red dye, though?

I have to say that I hate pecans with a passion that knows no bounds.
posted by jeffvc at 4:41 AM on October 4, 2001


Salted cashews, especially in a stir-fry with chicken.
posted by Fat Elvis at 6:03 AM on October 4, 2001


I've suspected it for some time (favorite beer thread, etc.), but this confirms it: Metafilter has become a research marketing tool for wily corporate statisticians.

Resist the urge!
posted by rushmc at 6:23 AM on October 4, 2001


Anne Coulter.
posted by holgate at 7:44 AM on October 4, 2001


"I used to be able to name every nut there was. Used to drive my mother crazy."

"Macadamia nut... Pine nut..."
posted by bondcliff at 8:30 AM on October 4, 2001


i am eating sunflower nuts as i write this...but cashews are my favorite...then pine nuts...then almonds...then pistachios...then...
posted by m2bcubed at 9:48 AM on October 4, 2001


Grape Nuts: neither grapes, nor nuts. Discuss.
posted by mb01 at 10:30 AM on October 4, 2001


Hell, I would have to say that my favorite nuts are...

[wait for it.... wait for it...]

...my own! Bwahahahahahahahahahahahaahah...
posted by UncleFes at 11:27 AM on October 4, 2001


Nothing beats a good Macadamia Nut. My first: in sixth grade--many years ago--my teacher brought a jar back to San Francisco from her Christmas trip home to Hawaii. Each kid got one macadamia nut to savor, slowly.
posted by Carol Anne at 12:04 PM on October 4, 2001


What's worse, that we talk about nuts so much? Or that someone searches to see how much we talk about nuts.
posted by marcuswebb at 8:54 PM on October 10, 2001


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