Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir almonds until golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir celery, onion, bouillon, sugar, and ginger into almonds. Continue to cook and stir until celery is tender, about 10 minutes.Advertisement
This can be started early, even a day ahead, and finished just before you're ready to serve the main course. Toast the almonds, add the remaining ingredients, cover and refrigerate until you're nearly ready to serve. This side dish is especially good with Asian-style dishes, like my pork chops Indonesian.