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#1 porter

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Posted 30 June 2020 - 09:54 PM

Why are Europeans seemingly obsessed with these? They put them in half their chocolate. They are ok but kinda heavy handed and one dimensional. They likely think the same thing about merkins and peanuts, though.
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Posted 30 June 2020 - 10:15 PM

Actually most Europeans I know want to know WTF is it about Americans and Peanut Butter :lol:


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Posted 30 June 2020 - 10:23 PM


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Posted 30 June 2020 - 10:40 PM

Yeah, I called that in my post. I watched the first segment of that video, they didn't want to like it but seems like they did. I grew up with a hazel tree on our property and have probably eaten more filberts than most people. I view it much like the black walnut (we had a black walnut tree as well) as an interesting flavor but with overbearing earthy, almost truffle-like notes. I dunno, it's too much, it's like putting massive amounts of rosemary all over everything.

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Posted 01 July 2020 - 07:50 AM

Yeah, I called that in my post. I watched the first segment of that video, they didn't want to like it but seems like they did. I grew up with a hazel tree on our property and have probably eaten more filberts than most people. I view it much like the black walnut (we had a black walnut tree as well) as an interesting flavor but with overbearing earthy, almost truffle-like notes. I dunno, it's too much, it's like putting massive amounts of rosemary all over everything.

I've found the wild north american variety to be better, though far smaller and rare.


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#6 Stains_not_here_man

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Posted 01 July 2020 - 07:51 AM

I love hazelnuts. And rosemary.

Not together.
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Posted 01 July 2020 - 08:00 AM

Find a peanut butter Try video with Dermot.



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Posted 01 July 2020 - 08:29 AM

The ubiquity of peanuts kind of makes sense because they are about a fifth the price of most nuts.
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Posted 01 July 2020 - 12:18 PM

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Posted 01 July 2020 - 12:32 PM

I love hazelnuts. And rosemary.

Not together.


I love rosemary, like hazelnuts. We have several friends who live in Europe who send us chocolate occasionally. I mean, I'm not really going to complain about free chocolate, but about 80% of what we get has hazelnuts in it.
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Posted 01 July 2020 - 08:50 PM

Generally speaking, chocolate should not have nuts in it. If I had to put nuts in chocolate I would chose the hazelnut.

Warm fresh roasted hazelnuts drizzled with oil and sea salt are heavenly.
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Posted 01 July 2020 - 09:00 PM

They use a fvck ton of Nutella in Brazil as well. I will say this, one of the beat coffee drinks I had down there has a Nutella type chocolate thing dressed about the rim of the cup with a good strong coffee. It was fvcking decadent and glorious
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