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Old 21-11-2005, 01:30 AM posted to rec.food.cooking
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Default ALMONDS - to skin or not to skin (that is the question)

Helen of Joy wrote:

There are MANY recipes that called for skinned (or blanched) almonds...
and this recipe specifies that they be skinned. So I was just
wondering what would happen if I didn't!


Nothing will "happen" if you leave those almonds as is, Helen; in fact,
you'll probably end up with a tastier dish. Not to mention the extra fiber!

Unless you're really going for a pale presentation, don't bother to
peel/skin the nuts. I've used nothing but whole natural almonds for years.

Spitz
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