Almond flour available from The Baker's Catalogue, 800-827-6836 or www.bakerscatalogue.com.
To make vanilla-scented sugar, split open sides of 2 moist vanilla beans. Pour a third of 3 pounds granulated sugar in large storage container; drop in one split bean. Fill with half the remaining sugar; drop in remaining bean. Add rest of sugar. Cover tightly. Stir after 2 days. Let sit another 2 days before using. 2