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oven-roasted chestnuts

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oven-roasted chestnuts

Jessica | Oct 28, 2004 11:13 AM

Hi Hounds!

I've been making chestnuts in my tiny NYC oven for the last two years with this method:

take unpeeled, dry (ie right from the store) chestnuts and cut an X in the flat side of them with a knife.
Stick them in a 450 preheated over for about 17-20 minutes (or until they seem done, which they usually are) let them cool enough to shuck and enjoy.

Does anyone have any other techniques/suggestions/recipes? I like the way mine have been coming out, albeit they are a little dry at times, but have great flavor.
thanks!

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