Go a Little Wild this Holiday Season with Black Walnuts

Posted December 16, 2015

Holidays not wild enough yet? Try these recipes featuring the bold, robust tradition of wild, American Black Walnuts. They’re a nostalgic taste of Christmas for some, and an entirely new experience for others. One bag of Hammons Black Walnuts can add a festive flavor to holiday recipes from salads to entrees to desserts! Here are […]

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Our Top 7 Wildly Delicious Holiday Gifts Under $40

Posted December 11, 2015

Still shopping for the perfect gift? We have a delicious selection of gifts under $40 for a unique delight your recipients will enjoy! They’ll love the nostalgic taste and hand-harvested story of these wild, American nuts.  All of these items are great for holiday gift-giving, host gifts, or for sending the taste of home to […]

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2015 Harvest Wrap-Up

Posted December 4, 2015

The 2015 Black Walnut Harvest was smaller than usual.  At 9.3 million pounds, the crop was shorter than 2014’s near-average harvest of 22 million pounds.  We’re thankful that 2013 was a strong 3o million pounds, providing good carry-in prior to fall harvest for both 2014 and 2015.  Our customers should have plenty of Black Walnut […]

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Make Black Walnut Pie Your New Holiday Tradition

Posted November 24, 2015

This year, add a nutty, robust, slightly wild taste to your holiday table with a Black Walnut Pie.  American Black Walnuts bring a distinctive twist to your holiday pie lineup, and offer guests a taste that’s all-new to some and a time-honored favorite to others.  In this pie recipe, wild Black Walnuts bake up toasty […]

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Black Walnut Pumpkin Cookies for Thanksgiving

Posted November 17, 2015

All the things you love about fall baking – the enticing aromas of cinnamon, pumpkin spice, and Black Walnuts – get stirred up in this warm and wonderful recipe for Black Walnut Pumpkin Cookies.  These holiday cookies are super easy to whip up for a household of guests or to take along where ever you’re […]

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Make This New Pie Recipe in Minutes

Posted November 13, 2015

Thanksgiving will be here in just a couple of weeks. Are you ready? The holiday season centers around spending time with family, friends, and of course, eating good food. You need some amazing, table-worthy dishes that are easy to make and delicious to eat! Tracey Medeiros, co-author of The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook, created a […]

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Cider-Baked Apples with Black Walnuts and Pumpkin-Caramel Sauce

Posted November 11, 2015

Think of all the aromas you love in the holiday kitchen, wafting up together in a single recipe. Cider-Baked Apples with Black Walnuts and Pumpkin-Caramel Sauce is a trendy twist of sweet and savory that’s sure to delight your Thanksgiving guests. Stuffed gala apples bake up with a harvest of wild Black Walnuts, dried figs, […]

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Hammons Black Walnuts on Cooking Channel

Posted November 6, 2015

Watch for a rotation of TV spots featuring Hammons Black Walnuts on select Cooking Channel shows now through November 21. Targeted to home bakers and chefs, the commercial spots each dial up different attributes of cooking and baking with American Black Walnuts. “Ingredient with a Story” encourages home chefs to impress guests with Black Walnuts […]

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Harvest is Winding Down

Posted November 4, 2015

The 2015 Black Walnut Harvest is just about over.  While hulling stations in Missouri and most areas have closed, several in the eastern areas of Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan remain open for the next week or so.  That’s because the harvest is stronger there and folks are still bringing in nuts – and we […]

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Harvest Update

Posted August 31, 2015

Black Walnut Harvest season begins October 1, 2015. The starting price is $14 per hundred weight after hulling, in all states. This year we’ll be buying Black Walnuts in 11 states. Check back often for harvest updates as the season progresses

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