By Kristen | May 29, 2020 The Difference Between Nuts and Seeds A sprinkling of nuts or seeds added to almost any dish boosts flavor, texture, and nutrition. Technically, nuts are the fruits of trees. But everything we call a nut is not technically a nut. For instance, peanuts are legumes and pine nuts are…

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By Kristen | May 15th, 2020 Sometimes, when seeds are harvested, bits and pieces of the plant stem, seedpod, or husks can get caught up in the process. What should you do if you find plant matter in your poppy seeds? Turn to a process called winnowing, which is a seed cleaning technique. Winnowing Process…

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By Kirsten | May 1st, 2020 The World Loves Poppy Seeds Poppy seeds are popular around the world, where they are enjoyed in both sweet and savory recipes. They are especially popular in  Eastern Europe, where poppy flowers (Papaver Somniferum) are native and the seeds are considered a symbol of wealth. You will find them…

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By Kristen | April 24, 2020 I always keep a variety of seeds around to use in salads, baking, and all sorts of recipes. My favorites are flax, chia, and poppy seeds. More often than not, I buy them in bulk and I store them in my freezer to improve their shelf life. See my…

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By Kristen | April 17, 2020 Poppy Seeds: From Pod to Pantry Poppy seeds make delightful additions to pastries, salads and dressings. Available in shades of blue, gray and white, poppy seeds have a nutty flavor and may be eaten raw, toasted or ground into a paste. But, where do they come from…? Poppy Seeds…

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By Kristen | April 11, 2020 As a baker, I always have a healthy stash of nuts and seeds in my pantry. One of my favorite mix-ins for quick breads, scones and muffins are poppy seeds. These tiny, blue-black round seeds have a pleasant nuttiness to them. I use them as a substitute for walnuts…

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By Lone Goose Bakery | October 31, 2019 Update: November 25th, 2019 We are all caught up on Pre-Orders! We have an excellent stock built up and are very happy with the quality. Our shipping schedule is now back to the usual Shipping Policy. We are excited to be providing Blue Bird Poppy Seeds again! With Thanksgiving coming…

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By Chad | October 9, 2019 Poppy Seeds Blue Bird Poppy Seeds™ can be put in almost anything and they add a wonderful amount of vitamins and minerals. Tiny kidney-shaped seeds that come from the dried husks of the poppy flower that we get from England. Fresh and untreated so that all your baking is…

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