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BLANCH OR BLANCHED - Defined with Recipe

BLANCH OR BLANCHED—Foods placed to boil in cold water, removed after corning to the boil, poured into a colander and well washed; and in the case of almonds, etc., the skins are then easily removed.

TO BLANCH ALMONDS. Immerse the almonds into boiling water for a few minutes, but don’t let boil, as this would turn tbem yellow. When the skin comes off easily drain them and cool off in cold water, then drain again and remove the skins. Place them in a warm place to dry.

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