My Oldest Friends Say "Nuts" To Me and I Love It!
I have two friends from beautiful Wayne County who have been friends so long I cannot remember my life before I knew them. We go back.
This year, among the many luscious, lovely, and beneficial treasures we received as gifts at year's end, each of my Friends of Longest Duration, independently and without consultation, give me a priceless gift: shelled local nuts: a passel of fresh, beautiful black walnut kernels from the farm where I grew up, and a jar of hickory nuts, exactly enough for two hickory nut pies.
I have half a mind to create some kind of amazing contest, with the grand prize being one piece of one of those hickory nut pies, and a couple of pieces of homemade black walnut fudge, something like this (penuche-ish), or this (a chocolate version). But, unlike my generous and kind friends, I doubt I'm willing to share.
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