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3/25/10 10:02 P

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What about soaking the almonds in water for several hours first; to soften them a bit.

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3/25/10 7:13 P

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The way I do it is a NO FAIL way. I gave up and used by yummy bulk almonds :)

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3/25/10 4:34 P

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I'm an old wife with a grater emoticon

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3/25/10 4:33 P

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Oh Debra, that made me laugh. That's another something everyone has done at some time and the memory will always make me smile. A new wife with grater is a pretty dangerous creature. lol

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3/25/10 4:05 P

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Ouch Amber emoticon I grated the tip of my finger while trying to use a hand held slicer.

I've also used my salad shooter to grate almonds.

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3/25/10 4:04 P

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I just buy mine sliced, but since I dont have a food processor, if I needed to slice them I'd probably use my food grater??

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3/25/10 3:56 P

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Amber, I thought this post was going to be about how you cut your hand trying to slice raw almonds. =-)
Glad to see you didn't. I did it once. ONCE =P

I use the handheld food chopper.

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I use my food processor

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Hey guys, I love my whole, raw almonds and I buy them in bulk. The question I have is I have quite a few recipes that call for sliced almonds and I am wondering how I can slice my whole almonds at home? Any suggestions? I don't really want to have to turn around and buy a bag of the presliced almonds since I already have them!

Tips?

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