Other Nuts

Black Walnuts (juglans nigra), are native to the central and east-central United States (65% from Missouri).  They are less common than regular walnuts and have a rough, hard shell.  Black walnuts are harvested from wild trees, and the nutmeats are popular regional ingredients in baked goods, ice cream, and confections.  Since they have a bold, robust flavor, black walnuts are used mostly as ingredients rather than snacking.

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