The walnut is a type of tree nut that has a hard, tough shell. The inner meat looks sort of like a tiny brain and has a rich, sweet taste. The walnut is the most widely-consumed nut in the world and has been enjoyed for well over 8,000 years. They're eaten as-is after shelling or incorporated into delicious foods like bread, cakes, and even sauces for savory dishes.
This variety, called Chandler, is jumbo size and very easy to crack open. You don't need any tools. just your hands
Store in a cool, dry place.