L.A. Times Test Kitchen Tips: Making your own almond meal
Almond meal can generally be found in well-stocked markets in the Los Angeles-area. but I just got an e-mail from a reader who can't seem to find it at any of her local stores.
No worries. Almond meal (or flour) is nothing more than ground almonds. Simply pulse the almonds in a food processor until finely ground. Be careful not to pulse too much, however, or you'll end up with more of a spread, or almond butter. Both regular (skin on) or blanched almonds are fine.
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