I like pine nuts with veal, but the "meat" of the tree tastes bad and has an unpleasant texture. Tea made from the bark of long-leaf and loblolly pine "meat" is an old-wives cure-all for congestion, and hot resin can be used like Vapo-rub. The sap or pitch can be used as poultice for different types of wounds; pitch for weeping wounds, blisters and toothaches, and the sap and resin for bleeding wounds as the "meat" can be ground into a paste for styptic.How about pine trees. If you shave one to the inner bark (the first layer where you see white. It is quite edible and has lots of carbs.
Once cones have developed, they have good size seads inside, which are very delicious slightly roasted. They are full of vitamins and minerals.
The black for indians used to stone grind pine cones. Then mix with lard, and cook on a rock to make a kind of bread.
I have ate both pine nuts, which I thought were a great treat.
I have also ate dinner bark on a few of my survival outings. An acquired taste but fills the bellies, kinda has the effect of a big bowl of spaghetti. Energy wise. You can either lay down and take a nap afterword or push on and benefit from that carb high.