Why You Shouldn’t Grind Up Nuts Fresh From The Oven

Why You Shouldn’t Grind Up Nuts Fresh From The Oven

Your food processor is a great tool for making your own, fresh-roasted nut butters, but throwing toasted almonds or peanuts in the bowl straight out of the oven can wreak havoc on your trusty appliance.

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According to Bon Appetit, not only will putting hot nuts in your food processor leave you with a gummy, grossly-textured product, but it can discolour and warp the plastic parts of your processor. Obviously, this is easily avoided, just let those babies cool a bit before grinding them up for that tasty pie crust, cookies, spread or even salad dressing.

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