You could always dry them with a paper towel. I find that if we don't dehydrate them, we need to eat them more quickly. So perhaps soak what you are going to eat. The rule of thumb is 12 hours or overnight but you can always find the exact time for each nuts. I don't soak macadamia or pine nuts.
Blessings and love
-Raw Angel Mom
“Never be afraid of loving the Blessed Virgin too much. You can never love her more than Jesus did.”
– Saint Maximilian Kolbe
ps: I was a lost sheep and i returned to the Catholic Faith. Please kindly discern any spiritual guidance by myself prior to October 1, 2012.