How to Blanch Almonds

Preparation info

    Appears in

    Craig Claiborne’s Kitchen Primer

    Craig Claiborne’s Kitchen Primer

    By Craig Claiborne

    Published 1969

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    Method

    Drop shelled almonds with their light-brown coating into enough boiling water to cover. Simmer for 1 minute, then drain. Press the almonds between the fingers and the meat will slip out of the skin.