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SourceMartha Stewart Living, February 2013
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups almonds
1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
Thinly sliced peel of 1/2 lemon
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, thyme, and lemon peel. Cook, stirring, 15 seconds. Add almonds and salt. Cook, stirring, until glossy and fragrant, about 4 minutes; let them cool to room temperature.