- Preheat oven to 400 degrees
- Using a pairing knife, cut two slits along the edge of the nut.
- Place in a pot filled with cold water and bring to a boil. Turn off the heat, cover and let them stand for 20 minutes.
- Drain and place in a roasting pan in the oven for 30 minutes.
- Remove from the oven and let cool to the touch before peeling (they are easier to peel when they are still warm).