Embracing the tiny, Day 10: A thin, brown line

toasted pine nuts While they taste fine as-is, ten minutes in a warm oven transforms raw pine nuts into something sublime.

Unfortunately, anything more renders them useless. And the line between "fantastic" and "useless" is quite a fine one, easily missed and just as easily cursed.

But when I take care, I'm rewarded with two things:

A reminder that turning one's full attention to something can be rewarding.

And really delicious salad.

This is Day 10 of a 21-day series. For more scoop on the who/what/why, go here.