- How to do it:.
- Place the almonds in a bowl.
- Pour boiling water to barely cover the almonds.
- Let the almonds sit for 1 minute.
- Drain, rinse under cold water, and drain again.
- Pat dry and slip the skins off.
- Don't let the almonds sit in hot water too long or they will lose their crispness.
- 1 lb of shelled almonds = 3 cups whole or 4 cups slivered.