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What to do with Date Pits/seeds

burgeoningfoodie May 6, 2013 11:51 AM

I pitted quite a few Medjool dates teh other day and have kept the pits thinking there should be something I could do with them. I live in the South East and someone suggested growing a tree, but I do not think our climate supports the plant or the production of its fruit. Any ideas?

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  1. greygarious RE: burgeoningfoodie May 6, 2013 11:58 AM

    Put them out for the squirrels, or add them to a compost pile.

    1. KarenDW RE: burgeoningfoodie May 6, 2013 11:42 PM

      grind, mix w/ olive oil and your choice of essential oil, and use as exfoliating scrub?

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        burgeoningfoodie RE: KarenDW May 7, 2013 01:43 PM

        Is this a question or a statement.

        Thank you both for the suggestions. I am looking for something in which I can use them. Giving them to squirrels might make the squirrels think I've got hand outs readily and unfortunately I do not have a compost pile.

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