Blanched Basil is Bland

by HouseofEscobar 4 years ago

I am trying to preserve a pound of basil via blanch and freeze. I didn't think I did the blanching too long, maybe 8 seconds. I also didn't do an ice bath, but instead, very cold water. The harves...

Foolproof way to remove hazelnut skins

by janniecooks 14 years ago

Decided to make Hazelnut Brown Butter Cake from Suzanne Goins' Sunday Suppers at Lucques this morning, and after trying a new (to me) way of skinning hazelnuts I wanted to share it with y'all. ...

If I don't want my broccoli's color to change at all after blanching, what's the best thing to do? (I don't want to freeze it)

by jonfields 6 years ago

After blanching, do I need to put my veggie in the fridge right away or can I leave it out on the counter? If I don't want my broccoli's color to change at all after blanching (after shocking with ...

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

by HighHeels 10 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...

How to preserve Swiss chard?

by herby 6 years ago

The chard keeps growing - so very crisp and fresh and yummy - only everyone is away and I am the only one left... How to preserve it? I am thinking blanching chopped and blanched stems and leaves s...

What happens if you freeze raw kale?

by itryalot 7 years ago

I love using kale and Swiss chard in soups and stews all winter but dislike that blanching before freezing takes out some of the intensity of flavours and vitamins. What would happen if you freeze...

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