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librarianjen Nov 1, 2012 05:17 PM

Hi everyone!

Finally, nuts in the shell are back in the stores for the holiday! I love snacking on these, because if I snack on shelled nuts, I eat wayyyy too many.

My question - can you freeze nuts in the shell? Or, should I just keep them in the (cold) basement? They only sell them here through the holidays, and I'd love to buy several pounds to keep through the year.

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    Spice_zing Nov 1, 2012 06:38 PM

    Yes, you can freeze in the shell. Ziploc works fine. The shell seems to give an extra layer of protection from freezer burn. Lasts about a year.

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      librarianjen Nov 4, 2012 04:51 AM

      Thanks so much!

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