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A connoisseur's approach to walnuts

January 1, 2010 | 11:27 am

Walnut

Walnuts are available year-round, but the most traditional season for their consumption is late fall and winter, particularly around Christmas and New Year's. We're lucky that Rancho La Viña, a remnant of the walnut groves that once covered Southern California, sells high-quality nuts and oil at local farmers markets.


The ranch, owned by the Baer family since 1869, grows 185 acres of walnuts in the Santa Rita Hills, between Lompoc and Buellton in Santa Barbara County, prime wine country. Read more here at David Karp's weekly Market Watch report.


PHOTOS: The walnut harvest 


Photo credit: David Karp / For The Times

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