Piñon Nuts: The Manna of the Mountains

This guide to piñon nuts, aka pine nuts, shares information on its history, how to harvest and store them and pine nut recipes.



Piñon nuts can be gathered from four varieties of native pine trees.
Piñon nuts can be gathered from four varieties of native pine trees.
Photo by Fotolia/Brenda Somes
Map of areas in the United States where piñon nuts grow.
Map of areas in the United States where piñon nuts grow.
Photo by the MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff

















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