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Limerock Orchards Organic Walnuts
Limerock Orchards is a small, family owned walnut farm located in the hills of western Paso Robles. Each autumn our family hand harvests our exceptional walnuts to make gourmet walnut oil that is wonderfully aromatic and bursting with a delicate, toasty flavor. By carefully roasting the walnuts before pressing, their full flavor is preserved in every ounce along with healthy omega 3 fatty acids and natural antioxidants.
Hand Crafted Walnut Oil & Walnut Butter
Our farm and orchards are nestled in the heart of Paso Robles wine country. Named for the orchard’s rich, limestone-like soil, our trees have been quietly producing extraordinarily delicious walnuts for more than 40 years. Their secret is the ages-old technique of dry farming, an irrigation-free method with smaller yields in exchange for a crop of undeniably flavorful walnuts – all grown with nothing but rain and sunshine. Read more…
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Walnuts are amazing. And now, researchers have revealed another great benefit of walnuts – happiness! The Mood Altering Effects of Walnuts Walnuts may have mood boosting elements, according to experts. Dr. Peter Pribis from the University of New Mexico conducted a study that measured the effects of walnuts on mood. “In the past, studies on […]
The benefits of walnuts are many, but there is one benefit that can help many people around the world – the decrease in osteoporosis risk. Bone Health Effects of Walnuts The bone health effects of walnuts are a surprise to many people. The general population often see nuts as highly acidifying and fattening, despite reports […]
Our love for walnuts always grows when we come up with a new way to use them. We know that the weather is starting to warm up in most places, and soup isn’t exactly comfort food for the spring and summer, but we wanted to share it anyway. It’s still a great way to get […]
Are you looking for something to put a twist on your old favorite recipes? If so, walnut oil is the answer. Walnut oil has been used in the Perigord and Burgundy regions of France for many years. It’s not like other nut oils. Walnut oil is unrefined. It’s made from dried nuts that have been […]
Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 5 cups walnuts 1/4 cup walnut oil 1/4 cup fresh rosemary, coarsely chopped 4 teaspoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper INSTRUCTIONS Heat the oven to 350°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Place nuts on a baking sheet. Add remaining ingredients and mix with […]
Photography & Food blogger – Yvonne Cornell from Following Breadcrumbs had a few nice things to say about our Walnut Butter, and Walnut Oil! She recently shared her own unique and creative recipe : CHEESE, CHERRY & WALNUT BUTTER PUFFS. As you can see, Yvonne has a very unique take on cuisine and photography. Be sure […]
Hayley Thomas from the New Times SLO wrote a great article about our Heirloom walnuts! Deanne was happy to point out that the moss—technically “lichen”—only grows where there is no trace of air pollution. Rattlesnakes, deer, and wild pigs are known to cut paths through the farm’s thick, adobe topsoil. On this day, the orchard […]
Winter 2014 – We were thrilled to discover Living the Country Life this year – it’s a great publication that focuses on the fun and challenge of the rural lifestyle. You can check out Olivia’s radio interview here, and also see the slideshow they put together here. In 2009, Limerock Orchards was created to separate the unique […]