A question about a recipe: Pine Nut Brittle with Rosemary

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.

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  • Posted by: MAP
  • November 21, 2011
Recipe question for: Pine Nut Brittle with Rosemary


MAP November 22, 2011
Thanks everyone for the input, I'm doing it tonight and will let you know.
Ms. T. November 22, 2011
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!
Merrill S. November 21, 2011
Great idea!
drbabs November 21, 2011
I agree! Toasting the pine nuts would be sublime!
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