How to Toast Walnuts
Place walnuts on baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 5 min. or until lightly toasted.
How to Blanch Fresh Asparagus
To blanch fresh asparagus, add the spears to a large pot of boiling water. Cook, uncovered, for 2 to 3 minutes. Drain, then immediately plunge the asparagus into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. When completely cool, drain and pat dry.