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The Nasty Bits: Ginkgo Nuts

Last week I received an email from Kenji with something to the effect of, "There is a gingko tree outside of the office. It bears fruit that smells like dog excrement. The nuts inside are good to eat." That was all the encouragement I needed to head down to Serious Eats headquarters where, if you had been walking by on a sunny Friday afternoon, you would have seen one editor on a step ladder shaking the branches of a tree with a broom, one writer crouched on the ground gathering the offensive fruit as it pummeled the sidewalk, and a little dog named Dumpling, causing mischief of sorts. More

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