Sixteen plus years in the culinary field, James started as a private chef, having cooked for celebrities such as Tom Cruise, Mariska Hargitay, George Clooney, Gerard Butler, Sean “Puffy” Combs, Barbra Streisand, and John Cusack.
1 lb of nuts or seeds (your choice of type)
1 Tablespoon melted butter, ghee, coconut oil, olive oil or avocado oil
2-3 Tablespoons Pluck (to taste)
Cover the nuts or seeds with filtered water to soak overnight
Drain water, toss with melted fat/oil and Pluck seasoning until well coated
Place single layer on a tray and convection bake in oven at 225ºF for about 3-4 hours. Check every hour after 2 hours until dry and crisp. They should be crunchy not soft.
Remove from oven, allow to cool and store in a sealed container.