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Preserving Food Safely - 01600661


     To  slice these large kernels,  cover the shelled  nuts
with  cold  water  and bring slowly to  a  boil.   Simmer  5
minutes.  Drain.                                            

BRAZIL NUTS-TOASTING                                        

     Slice lengthwise or make curls with a vegetable slicer.
You may toast the slices at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about
12 minutes.                                                 

BRAZIL NUTS-CRACKING                                        

     Freeze for 24 hours before cracking OR Cover nuts  with
cold  water.  Boil for 3 minutes;  drain.   Cover with  cold
water, let stand for 1 minute, drain and crack.             

BRAZIL NUTS-BLANCHING                                       

     Cover shelled nuts with cold water.   Bring to a  boil;
simmer 2 to 3 minutes, drain.  Add cold water; drain.  Pinch
nuts to slip skins.                                         

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