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A question about a recipe: Pine Nut Brittle with Rosemary

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I have a question about the recipe "PIne Nut Brittle with Rosemary.
If I am using nuts in almost any recipe I usually toast them first, would that be appropriate here? I'm thinking that it would give the brittle an even better flavor.

asked by MAP over 3 years ago
4 answers 1392 views
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drbabs

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added over 3 years ago

I agree! Toasting the pine nuts would be sublime!

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Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added over 3 years ago

Great idea!

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added over 3 years ago

If you try it, please let me know how it turns out. I didn't toast them because I was worried they'd keep cooking after I added them to the caramel and get overdone, and also thought the caramel already lent a somewhat "toasty" flavor. But I'm curious if the pre-toasting would make the brittle crunchier. Sounds worth a try!

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MAP
added over 3 years ago

Thanks everyone for the input, I'm doing it tonight and will let you know.