Easy Nuts To Crack
By Deborah Cassell
The only thing that’s tough about today’s snack nuts is choosing between smoked almonds, glazed walnuts, honey roasted peanuts, heart-healthy hazelnuts and sweet-meets-salty trail mixes. Such nutty offerings now are as easy to find as they are to swallow.
Now that the holiday season is ending, there’s no need for a nutcracker … or sugar plum fairies, for that matter. Today, nuts are among the most popular snacks on the market, and it’s easy to see why. With so many varieties out there — everything from the perennial peanut to smoked almonds to indulgent salty sweet combinations — the new year looks bright for snack nut manufacturers.