I’ve been roasting a lot of almonds lately. I explained to my husband that they taste much better purchased raw and roasted fresh at home (rather than purchasing them already roasted). After one batch of my roasted almonds he was sold!
Brimming with good-for-you nutrients and lower in calories and fat, pumpkin seeds make a deliciously crunchy snack, or salad topper. From extracting to seasoning, we show you how to achieve the perfectly roasted seeds.
How to Roast Vegetables with Lisa Jervis
Lisa Jervis, cofounder of Bitch magazine and author of Cook Food: A Manualfesto for Easy, Healthy, Local Eating, has a particular bias against mushy, flavorless vegetables that are more steamed than roasted. To get that roasty, toasty flavor and texture, be sure to cut the veggies evenly, spread them out in the pan, and oil and season them generously. Plus, Jervis says, anything lower than 500 degrees Fahrenheit is baking, not roasting.