Wild rice is an easy side dish to prepare. Baking it frees up valuable stovetop space–a real advantage when putting the last-minute touches on Thanksgiving dinner.
Eat nuts within a few weeks of purchase. Due to their high fat content, they quickly turn rancid. Refrigerate or freeze in an airtight container or plastic bag up to 2 months. To heighten flavour, toast nuts. Spread out on a baking sheet. Toast in a 350F (180C) oven, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, from 6 to 8 minutes.