Toast the pine nuts
. To toast in a skillet: heat a skillet over medium heat and add the nuts. Swirl the pan periodically until the pine nuts are golden and fragrant, approximately 5 minutes. To toast in the oven
: Preheat to 350 degrees F. Spread the pine nuts in a single layer on a baking sheet, and toast until golden and fragrant, approximately 5 minutes. Gently shake the pan every 2 minutes, keeping an eye on them. Set aside to cool.