"Many generations have enjoyed it, just as an orchard or for the filberts
. We want to make sure people can continue to enjoy it for future generations."
The best way to enjoy Alan Schroeder's Celebrity-in-Chief: How Show Business Took Over the White House is to read it the same way one might tackle a can of Planter's Mixed Nuts: rummage around to grab the cashews and leave the filberts
(also known as hazelnuts) are usually sold as small trees produced by layering, one to three feet high, if soil and weather conditions permit.
Although scientists caution that there is no proof that eating hazelnuts, or filberts
, will provide anticancer effects, the finding offers great promise for providing an alternate source for this valuable drug.
grow from a similar hazel called Corylus maxima and the sweet nuts are covered by a longer, more attractive husk.
It is the nation' s official storehouse for filberts
and half a dozen other crops, including berries, mint, pears, and hops.
1 cup whole unblanched filberts
Pastry dough (recipe follows)
The Road Orchard encompasses 3 acres and about 400 trees that grow filberts
, also known as hazelnuts.
The Road Orchard, located near the renovated barn by the entrance to the ranch, encompasses three acres and about 400 trees that grow filberts
, or hazelnuts.
At harvest, farmers take thousands of pounds of filberts
in wooden totes to processors.
It's that time of year again when nut hunters comb the city in search of small hidden treasure bags loaded with prizes, surprises and, of course, filberts
. It's all part of SummerFair, Springfield's premiere summer celebration.
Do you have a "sweet treat" recipe with filberts
that could take the blue ribbon?
This one smacked of raspberries, blackberries and, fittingly, filberts
are known in most of the rest of the world as hazelnuts, and in obedience to commercial necessity the state panel representing the interests of filbert
ranchers is called the Oregon Hazelnut Commission.