Toasted almonds, pine nuts, hazelnuts, pistachios–or any nut you love–are tremendously tasty, and they’re one of our favorite little extras in any recipe. We especially love how toasted nuts add depth and crunch to salads, as walnuts do in next week’s Chicken Wedge Salad.

To make sure your nuts are never under-toasted nor burnt, watch this video now. You’ll learn how to use your nose and your eyes to develop maximum toasty flavor. Chef Matthew Wadiak from Blue Apron guides us through it.

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