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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Simple Twists For Cooking With Nuts From Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and Fisher Nuts + HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY!!!



I have to say that this time of year is my favorite time of year. First Halloween, then Thanksgiving and then Christmas and New Years. I love it so much because that means I get to start cooking up some of my favorite recipes and discover new ones.

I love to cook and bake and I love cooking and baking with nuts! And Fisher Nuts are part of my holidays this year. Fisher Nuts are delicious and easy to use in any holiday recipe.

This year Fisher Nuts is teaming up with Food Network Chef Alex Guarnaschelli, a regular judge on Chopped, to make holiday cooking a bit easier and to offer you  some simple twists for cooking with nuts during the holidays.

I checked out some of Alex's recipes on the Fisher Nuts website and found quite a few that I want to try. One recipe I am going to make is the Stuffed White Mushrooms with Pecans. I love stuffed mushrooms but have never tried them with nuts! But these look delish. Check out the recipe below:





I cannot wait to try this recipe for one of my holiday appetizers! It looks delicious. Plus, if it is a Chef Alex recipe then I bet it is so yummy!!

I have a wonderful prize pack, courtesy of Fisher Nuts, for one of my readers. This will definitely help you make some tasty food this holiday season. The prize pack includes:

* Fisher Chef’s Naturals Slivered Almonds
* Fisher Chef’s Naturals Pecan Halves
* Fisher Chef’s Naturals Walnut Halves & Pieces
* Food Network 5-Piece Stainless Steel Measuring Cups
* Food Network Silicone Spatula
* OXO Whisk
* Wood Cutting Board

To enter to win this fantastic Fisher Nuts prize pack, just enter below on the Rafflecopter widget!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Disclosure: I am working with Fisher to share Chef Alex Guarnaschelli’s recipes and create my own original recipe using Fisher Nuts and tools they provided. However, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments.I received a sample product for review purposes. Sponsors are responsible for shipping prizes unless otherwise stated. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of any prizes.

112 comments:

  1. I love making banana but bread with walnuts

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  2. I love making Chocolate Chip Cookies with pecans. Thanks so much for hosting this great giveaway!

    Eloise
    furygirl3132[at]comcast[dot]net

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  3. I love brownies and walnuts. Patricia

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  4. I like walnuts in banana bread.
    Thanks for the giveaway.
    mtakala1 AT yahoo DOT com

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  5. It's the holidays - there is pumpkin nut bread, pecan pie and fudge.

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  6. I like adding nuts to my zucchini and banana breads. Also, love nuts in chocolate fudge!

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  7. I love to add them to fruit breads

    (rafflecopter as d schmidt)

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  8. I think nuts make everything better, so I use them in most of my baked goods. I also love adding toasted almonds or candied pecans/walnuts to salads. Right now, I'm craving a pecan pie, so that's probably what I'm going to go make. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  9. I love adding pecans to chocolate chip cookies. Adds a nice salty crunch to it.

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  10. Cross my heart and hope to die, stick a needle in my eye, I just finished a big salad which was made delicious by Fisher walnuts.

    Thanks for a great giveaway from a true fan!

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  11. I like to add walnuts to chocolate chip cookies. We eat nuts as a snack often in our house - we love them!

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  12. I love almonds in my oatmeal and walnuts in my waldorf salad!
    Ttrockwood
    Ttrockwood@yahoo.com

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  13. Walnuts in peanut butter fudge. I have a no fail recipe if you want it!
    hondaray6 at hotmail dot com

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  14. I like to use Almons in my Oriental Cole Slaw.

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  15. My very most favorite is using pecans to make a pecan pie!

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  16. I love banana bread with walnuts.

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  17. yummy, i love of all this
    grace c

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  18. I ADORE nuts! I put them in a LOT of things, from pancakes, waffles, to breads, desserts, to just ALWAYS having a little bowl of them out on my coffee table to eat all the time! Wow I would love to win!!!

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  19. I would love to win this awesome prize. Thanks for the chance

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  20. I love nuts. I am making Boston Brown Bread tonight which has walnuts in it. Yum.

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  21. I love pistachio chocolate cake frosting...Mmmmmm
    elysesw@aol.com

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  22. Fisher Chef’s Naturals Slivered Almonds are wonderful

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  23. Love to add almonds to my mini white chocolate-almond rolls!
    seyma_bennett@hotmail.com

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  24. I like to sprinkle chopped nuts on top of brownies.

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  25. Nice giveaway! thanks for the chance to win! chefl@swbell.net

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  26. What a great giveaway! We love nuts -- plain and in cookies and desserts!
    crochet4hats[at]gmail[dot]com

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  27. Awesome giveaway!

    safety_chick@hotmail.com

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  28. I like making Pecan Pie
    kellywcuATyahooDOTcom

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  29. Cookies, breads, salads, candies! Love to add nuts to so many recipes.

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  30. I like chopped walnuts in brownies and choc. chip cookies

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  31. I love adding chopped nuts to cookies, breads and oatmeal.

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  32. I like them on cookies, but its fun to just eat them

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  33. I love nuts in brownies and on top of cakes.

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  34. in desserts
    jessicawedwards@gmail.com

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  35. I always adda few to my cookies

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  36. I love making homemade granola with crushed nuts!

    Thanks,

    selinda_mccumbers at yahoo.com

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  37. I like to make brownies with nuts - yum!

    colljerr at comcast dot net

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  38. I like to add nuts to Cranberry bread.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  39. In a Tollhouse chocolate chip cookie dough pie

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  40. I add them to brownies and cookies all the time.

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  41. I like to use them in nut butters.

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  42. i like adding them to muffins or cookies

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  43. Love nuts in salads!! grammypenny@frontier.com

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  44. I love to add them to cookies. s2inamug at aim dot com

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  45. My favorite is walnut filling, for cookies or sweet rolls.

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  46. I like adding walnuts or crushed pecans to my cookie, muffin, and brownie recipes.

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  47. I like to add walnuts to banana bread

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  48. I love walnut and mini chocolate chip cookies

    theladyswimmer at yahoo.com

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  49. In Cookies and fudge...I do add to salad, but I like cookies and fudge better :)

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  50. i love to crush them in salads

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  51. we enjoy adding walnuts to cookies.

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  52. I like to toast pine nuts and use them in my salad.

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  53. I like to put walnuts and pecans in brownies.

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  54. Almond rice

    annabee 818 @ yahoo (dot) com

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  55. I like using nuts like pecans as a topping or a crust on cheese cakes or yams. Thanks!

    romapup at gmail dot com

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  56. I love adding nuts to any recipe with chocolate or dried fruits in it - they always make it better!

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  57. Put nuts in muffins and cookies

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  58. I love to use fisher walnuts to make kanafi.

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  59. I make Funky Chunky Monkey Bread- Banana w/ walnuts and chocolate chips.

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  60. I love to cook and use nuts but Banana Nut Bread I have a great recipe.

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  61. put nuts on salads and in cookies, carawling(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  62. walnuts in brownies and walnuts in pumpkin bread:)

    jmatek AT wi DOT rr DOT com

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  63. I like Walnuts in banana bread

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  64. I love Pecans in pies and cookies.

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  65. I love to use nuts on my salad.
    cjnedrow at gmail dot com

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  66. I love to use toasted pecans or almonds to coat chicken or fish with.

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  67. walnuts and apple salad=Dorothy Deakyne/ mtpapa47(at)gmail(dot)com

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  68. Brownies.

    Brittney House BBrittBrat1398@yahoo.com

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  69. I like chopped walnuts in brownies.

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  70. I like to use walnuts in banana pancakes

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  71. I like to use them in my cheese ball.
    mintstatesportswear(at)juno(dot)com

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  72. I like to add them to my cookies and breads.

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  73. Putting walnuts in brownies...yum!!

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  74. I love adding slivered Almonds to fresh steamed green beans!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

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  75. I love making pecan pies and putting walnuts in my cookies and brownies!

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  76. I add nuts to my morning glory muffins.

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  77. I add them to my chocolate toffee

    kannw27 at gmail dot com

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  78. natalie rose machowskiDecember 14, 2012 at 6:10 AM

    I love glazed walnuts in my baked pears with greek yogurt

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  79. I like to make fresh string beans with garlic and almonds and brownies with walnuts.


    Desiree Dunbar
    desireedunbar@hotmail.com

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  80. I love putting walnuts in my banana or pumpkin bread!

    Paula Michele Hafner

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  81. I like to make banana walnut bread.

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  82. I add them to my white chocolate macadamia cookies

    morganowl28 at gmail dot com

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  83. I like to add nuts to my baked goods.

    katfam95 at aim dot com

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  84. Pecan Pie is my favorite use for nuts

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  85. I like to chop them and put them in brownies.

    hd6719@gmail.com

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  86. Pear, Walnut & Gorgonzola Pita Pizza.

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  87. My favorite is with Banana Nut Bread.
    ericacarnes(at)gmail(dot)com

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  88. Fortunately we don't have any nut allergies in our househo0ld so we are able to put nuts in everything. It is mostly just desserts, but occasionally my wife will throw nuts into a casserole to add some crunch.

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  89. I like to add them to brownies. sweepmorey at gmail dot com

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  90. I love to put walnuts in chocolate chip cookies!

    annemarie562000(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  91. I make fudge with either pecans or walnuts as gifts each Christmas.
    lorenalke@yahoo.com

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