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Old 21-11-2005, 02:12 AM posted to
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Default ALMONDS - to skin or not to skin (that is the question)

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"jmcquown" wrote:

Helen of Joy wrote:
I have receipe that says I should skin almonds before roasting them in
melted butter and soy sauce. Will they be just as nice if I DON'T
skin them? Will the butter/soy mixture adhere to the nuts properly?

Question: Why on earth would you skin almonds? If you really want to, go
for it. But otherwise, NO, don't bother.


In this instance, I don't think it matters, but if you were to grind the
almonds, I expect the skin would darken the almond meal. That might not
be part of the desired look of the finished product.
--, updated 11-19-05 - Shiksa Varnishkes.