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I can honestly say that I have never changed the oil on my car. That is not to say it’s never been changed, but that I’ve never been the one to do it. I wouldn’t even know where to begin. I do, however, change the oil in my cooking quite frequently. There are so many healthy oils available to us now, each with their own unique benefits and their own special flavours, that I find myself switching things up frequently. Grapeseed oil has only been on my radar for a year or two, but as a light, neutral-tasting oil, I find it useful in many recipes. I even recently used it in some homemade body cream and it’s lovely stuff. Grapeseed is definitely one of my go-to oils for everything from salad dressing to waffles (to body cream!).
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Made this for a New Year’s Eve party tonight with a bag of pecans I got for Xmas. It smelled heavenly while chopping everything up and baking. My cheese wasn’t quite finely grated enough so it’s a little clumpier than your pictures, but I’m sure they’ll still taste delicious. 🙂
I was just curious the recipe sounds amazing!! I will Deffinetly be trying it soon. After you bake the nuts what’s the best way to store them?
After they cool, I keep them in a jar on the counter.
I made a batch and took it to thanksgiving dinner so I’d have something to munch on while everyone ate their high carb apps. We all loved it! Thanks for the recipe.
Melissa M says
These are really delicious!! I made them for a snack for when we went camping. I actually have a double batch in the oven right now! This seasoning combo would be really delicious on chicken or to make with some low carb bread/crackers!
The Mom Chef ~ Taking on Magazines One Recipe at a Time says
I love trying new oils as well, those and vinegars. Who knew that there were so many with such amazing health benefits, eh? I think I could finish off a batch of those nuts all on my own. They look amazing. I’ll bet your house smelled heavenly while they were cooking.
You must have read my mind… I was just going to post a question about grapeseed oil, after hearing so many frightening things about so many oils (canola, corn, vegetable, etc.). I picked up a can of grapeseed a while ago at TJ Maxx, but I haven’t used it nearly enough. Can’t enter the contest, though, ’cause I don’t do Facebook.
I’ve seen so many takes on spiced and ‘herbed’ nuts, but I realized, after seeing yours, that I’ve never seen them roasted with Parmesan cheese. Absolutely brilliant and undoubtedly delicious. Looking forward to trying your recipe, especially since I don’t use my grapeseed oil anywhere near as much as I should. On another note..if anyone could master deboning a chicken, it would be you! I know you’d create an amazing ballotine!
What would you say the carb amounts would be for a snack on these? They look great, but I get VERY afraid anytime I start thinking things look great, ya know?
The carbs will be about 7 or 8 grams per 1/4 cup, but you could even lessen that by going with only almonds and pecans. It’s the cashews that add more carbs. In fact, if you went with just pecans (and they’re the best part, in my opinion) you’d only have about 4 g carbs per 1/4 cup.
Carolyn, I’m not familiar with the attributes of grapeseed oil but you make a terrific point about the many choices and flavor profiles available to us. However I do love to snack on nuts and I have garlic and rosemary from the garden to make the recipe. Bookmarked!
Marilyn McNalley says
grapeseed oil is another name for canola oil.
I know this is an old comment, so pardon my desire to respond for the purpose of clarification, but I believe Marilyn has conflated grape seed oil and rapeseed oil. Rapeseed oil is made from rape seeds, and canola oil is a type of rapeseed oil. Grape seed oil is made from the seeds of grapes.
Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. says
I’m really loving what you did with these nuts! Rosemary and garlic is one of my favorite flavor combos!
Beth @ Tasty Yummies says
These look delicious. I am a huge fan of spicy nuts for a snack. Have to try this flavor combo.