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How much does a pistachio shell weigh?
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Old 03-10-2011, 12:17 PM
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Default How much does a pistachio shell weigh?

If ive weighed out 75g of pistachios but they are in their shells, how much of that weight is the actual nut?
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I dunno, maybe a half is nut?
You'll have to sit and eat them all then weigh the shells and let us know

Why are they so much more than peanuts to buy?
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I dunno, maybe a half is nut?
You'll have to sit and eat them all then weigh the shells and let us know

Why are they so much more than peanuts to buy?
oh, good idea, i never thought of that, thats easy
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If ive weighed out 75g of pistachios but they are in their shells, how much of that weight is the actual nut?
None of it. A pistachio isn't a nut, it's a drupe.
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if you need any help eating your pistachios
I can help
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too late, they're gone

and in case anyone needs to know, the shells weighed just over 25g which means i ate 50g of nuts
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too late, they're gone

and in case anyone needs to know, the shells weighed just over 25g which means i ate 50g of nuts

I wanted some
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None of it. A pistachio isn't a nut, it's a drupe.
Thanks Fifer, I had to Google drupe.........

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drupe
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Weigh them in shells. Shell them. Weigh the shells. Then weigh the nuts. Take the shells weight away from the whole weight. Add the shell weight to the nuts weight. Take away the shells weight from the nut's weight. Nut the shells and get a life...
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None of it. A pistachio isn't a nut, it's a drupe.
Well, it's not a botanical nut, but it is a culinary nut...

Just like a peanut isn't a botanical nut, it's a legume, but is still a culinary nut
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I love pistachios. Better bought with the shell on, always fresher.
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Weigh them in shells. Shell them. Weigh the shells. Then weigh the nuts. Take the shells weight away from the whole weight. Add the shell weight to the nuts weight. Take away the shells weight from the nut's weight. Nut the shells and get a life...

to late puddy has eaten them all and never offered any around
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Well, it's not a botanical nut, but it is a culinary nut.
Like Delia?
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Like Delia?
Exactly
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How much does a pistachio shell weigh?
Half as much as two.
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Weigh them in shells. Shell them. Weigh the shells. Then weigh the nuts. Take the shells weight away from the whole weight. Add the shell weight to the nuts weight. Take away the shells weight from the nut's weight. Nut the shells and get a life...
Thank god we're not weighing tortoises.
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Thank god we're not weighing tortoises.
Same system would work...
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Same system would work...
Not with female tortoises.
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I like psitachios.
But I like peanuts as well
Which one's the best?
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When we are discussing nuts
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