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Almonds

The Ultimate Guide to Almond Flour

When it comes to nut-based ingredients, almond flour is one of the most straightforward. Just as you might infer from the name, it’s a flour-like substance made by grinding blanched almonds (i.e. almonds...
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Marcona Almonds - Inedible?

krissywats
by krissywats 12 years ago

I purchased some marcona almonds from Trader Joe's that are salted and have bits of rosemary. I was so excited to try a new almond for a snack. I rushed home and opened them up, popped the first ...

Substituting Almond Meal/Flour for Ground Almonds

JoanNYC
by JoanNYC 3 years ago

Going to bake a cake (Maida Heatter's "Queen Mother Cake") that calls for 6.5 ounces of ground almonds/finely ground. Have a bag of Bob's Red Mill Finely Ground Almond Meal/Flour. Wondering if I...

Paso Almond Brittle | San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill had samples out of Paso Almond Brittle to try. https://www.chowhound.com/post/stone-fruits-2017-andys-orchard-morgan-hill-1057068 What a great product! The ingred...

Roasting almonds at home

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by Bliss149 1 year ago

This seems like it would be easy but they are not coming out right. I became addicted to the canned Salt and Vinegar ones and decided to make them myself. I roast pecans in the oven every week ...

Ebinger's cake with mocha frosting and slivered almonds

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by drwalsh12 10 years ago

I have been trying to find recipe that used to be in Ebinger's bakery. My mom said it was her favorite cake as a kid. It was a yellow cake with mocha frosting and slivered almonds. Anyone able t...

Ground Almonds for Macarons?

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by CupcakeFarmer 2 years ago

Hi, I made macarons this week and I'd forgotten how hard it is to get the ground almonds through the sieve! It takes so long, just for a small amount... My first question: Is there any brand of...

Almond Extract and Nut Allergy

SaraASR
by SaraASR 10 years ago

Does anyone know if people who are allergic to nuts (like almonds) also have an allergy to Almond Extract. I am making sugar cookies and the glaze I want to make calls for Almond Extract. Any extra...

Source for green almonds in Boston?

BostonBestEats
by BostonBestEats 2 years ago

Has anyone seen Green Almonds in the Boston area? I've never encountered these before, but there is a new article in Saveur on them:

Marzipan in Italy

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by henrikbe 3 years ago

Whenever I'm in Germany, one of the highlights for me is eating loads of Niederegger marzipan, and buying a few packs to enjoy the weeks after coming home. Unfortunately, I somehow forgot to stock ...

Can you sliver whole almonds in a Food Processor?

pdxgastro
by pdxgastro 9 years ago

I always have whole almonds at home (Costco bag in the freezer). I like to use slivered almonds in desserts and such but they're so expensive at the store. I thought, why can't I make my own? I...

Slicing Whole Almonds

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by mialebven 11 years ago

I would like to know what's the best way to slice whole almonds? Are there any tricks? Tips?

Need a Jam recipe...

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by Sadistick 4 years ago

An abundance of Pears has led me to make an attempt at an amazing jam I once had in France consisting of Pears and Almonds. I am unsure as to the form of Almonds (marzipan, ground almonds, or si...

What do bitter almonds look like?

Miss Needle
by Miss Needle 6 years ago

I purchased some raw almonds from a bulk bin about 2-3 weeks ago. I haven't eaten them until today. I ate a few and it was delicious -- very strong almond flavor. They were from Spain, if that make...

Help!... attempt at blanching almonds is a BUST. skins won't come off

HighHeels
by HighHeels 7 years ago

I am attempting to blanch a pound of almonds. I have committed to making macarons for a charity event for Wednesday and wanted to get these almonds blanched because I truly can't find any place in...

TJ's marcona almonds, any way to weed out bitter ones?

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by emdb 14 years ago

I love Trader Joe's marcona almonds, but about every other bag or so, there's a half a dozen or so terribly bitter, soapy tasting almonds that don't seem to look any different than the others. Am ...

Adding water to homemade almond butter

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by Tableya 5 years ago

I've tried making almond butter twice this week and both times I had to add water (which I know all recipes say not to) to get a creamy consistency. Perhaps my kenwood food processor is the pro...

recipe help: almond cake/bar cookie?

hotoynoodle
by hotoynoodle 4 years ago

5-10 years ago there was a recipe floating around here for an almond bar. originally published in a west coast paper it got linked to numerous times here. it has a more delicate crumb than mo...

Almond Marzipan Meal

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by SarahCW 4 years ago

So I have this vintage pie recipe I've found that I've been challenged to make. It is an unbaked peach pie--of the whipped cream whipped egg white kind. It calls for almond marzipan meal to be plac...

Help please! Grinding nut flours (question regarding making almond torte)

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by shoshanad 10 years ago

I posted a flourless almond torte recipe to my blog (http://www.naturalchefshoshana.blogspot.com/) and had a friend ask me a question I don't know the answer to, so thought I'd query fellow Chowhou...