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How to Toast Hazelnuts

by on August 12, 2007 · 14 comments

skinning hazelnuts

This is how I do it. If you have a better method, let me know. Spread a few cups of nut in a metal baking pan or a large sheet pan with ridges. Bake them in a pre-heated 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes or until they are very hot and fragrant. Carefully dump them […]

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Published on August 12, 2007
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Kosher Salt

by on August 16, 2006 · 8 comments

Here’s what Iearned from reading Cook’s Illustrated. Brands of kosher salt are different. Ordinary table salt weighs 10 oz. per cup; Morton’s Coarse Kosher Salt weighs 7.7 oz. per cup; and Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt weighs 5 oz. per cup. Keep this in mind. If a recipe calls for kosher salt and the amount seems […]

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Published on August 16, 2006