Nest Essentials: Raisins 101

Love 'em or hate 'em, raisins are a powerhouse of nutrition and a great culinary arrow to have in your quiver. As a natural sweetener they are ideal for baked goods, but work wonderfully in savory applications, as well. 

Eat them alone or paired with your favorite nuts for a healthy snack... or mix them into your favorite cookies or fudge. Just be sure to choose quality product from a reputable brand... all raisins are NOT created equally. Store them properly and they will last a very long time. If they become crystallized, revive them by soaking in a little hot water.

savour... simple ingredients

Raisin Inforgraphic by Sam Henderson of Today's Nest

Raisin Inforgraphic by Sam Henderson of Today's Nest

Looking for more raisin inspiration? Check out the links below and visit my raisin PINTEREST board.
Already have a favorite raisin recipe? Share it in the comments!