Christmas Dishes Inspired by Christmas Music

There are two kinds of people when it comes to Christmas music: Those who start pumping it in July because waiting for November 1 is far too late, and those who are currently gritting their teeth through...

Chestnut flour recipe ideas?

by MadameC 3 years ago

Hello and Bonne Année (happy new year) from France! I have a lovely supply of local organic Chestnut Flour but am looking for ideas (ideally savoury) to use it. I have successfully used it to repl...

Please help me with roasted chestnuts-How do you get the fuzzy lining off? I just threw 3 pound in the garbage!

by hungryinmanhattan 11 years ago

I love roasted chestnuts and I am USUALLY a very good chef, so I decided to make some. I could NOT get the fuzzy lining off the nuts! I bought a chestnut cross-cutter because I had such a hard time...

What can I do with chestnut paste?

by brendastarlet 13 years ago

On a quick trip to Paris, I was charmed by little cans of chestnut paste (they came four cans in a little container.) I was thinking it might be a Nutella like substance, but I have no idea what to...

Making Marrons Glacés

by souschef 12 years ago

I have long been a fan of Marrons Glacés, that wonderful confection made by candying chestnuts. I was turned on to them when I was working at a university hospital and a student returning from a st...

What goes with chestnut?

by outRIAAge 5 years ago

A friend is currently gaga about chestnuts, and I sent her this Saveur recipe for tortellini made with chestnut flour and filled with chestnut and ricotta: http://www.saveur.com/chestnut-tortell...

How long can you keep dried chestnuts?

by saluki 5 years ago

I have a bag of dried chestnuts from a Chinese market in my pantry. They must be years old, since I can't remember when I bought them.... Anyone know the lifespan of these?.....

Chestnut recipes

by bblonde 5 years ago

I purchased two vacuum-sealed packages of peeled chestnuts from Trader Joes. I'm so excited Except I have no idea what to make. Suggestions please?

Has anyone found fresh chestnuts in the valley?

by Jen76 11 years ago

Would like to try making a chestnut stuffing. Has anyone found fresh ones - preferrably in the East Valley? I swear I've seen them in past years, but I have no idea where since I've never bought them.

Jarred chestnuts vs. Roasting and peeling my own

free sample addict aka Tracy L
by free sample addict aka Tracy L 5 years ago

I am interested in making garbanzo bean and chestnut soup. Would jarred or packaged chestnuts be better than chestnuts I purchase at the grocery store that I roast and peel myself? If yes, which b...

Chestnut flour?

Joe MacBu
by Joe MacBu 5 years ago

Who carries chestnut flour in Austin? Whole Foods, Central Market, Mandola's, Trader Joe's?

A can of unsweetened chestnut puree

by Monica 5 years ago

I have a can of imported chestnut puree...it's by Element Faugier which is a French brand. I probably picked it from a gourmet market long long time ago. It's not a sweetened kind. It only has ...

Help with Chestnut Flour

by saltylivingguru 5 years ago

I have a large bag of chestnut flour. I haven't used it before, and I am not sure how to use it. Any ideas? Thanks everyone.

Chestnut dish and dessert

by Monica 6 years ago

I am looking for a restaurant that serves dishes and desserts made with chestnut. Do most Italian restaurants serve chestnut based dishes in winter? Thank you.

Where to find Chestnut flour in Calgary?

by mikedbuch 6 years ago

Hey everyone found a recipe for chestnut gnocchi & want to make it this week anyone in Calgary area know where I can find some? I tried Bulk Barn, superstore & couple organic grocery stores but cou...

Does the parboiling and spring-loaded plier method work for peeling chestnuts?

by qwerty1 6 years ago

I came across this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbT3RnP9fLA . I was wondering if anyone has tried the aforementioned method before and how it compares to the X cut method, X cut method w...

Sourcing/ selecting decent chestnuts?

by annotate 6 years ago

I am tired of paying top dollar for chestnuts only to find the majority have very few non-moldy, edible parts. Does anyone have any suggestions for where to buy quality chestnuts? Also, what to loo...

Roasted Chestnut cocktail?

by alialiali 6 years ago

Any ideas for making a cocktail with roasted chestnuts? I have some from a party last night and I feel like I saw a roasted chestnut purée and whiskey cocktail on a menu recently, but can't pull up...


by jackfredi 6 years ago

I have a recipe for potato leek soup calling for frozen chestnuts. Impossible to find! Can I use fresh and roast them? Thank!

Can you actually buy American chestnuts anywhere?

by murphlaw152 8 years ago

My mother-in-law recently asked me to bring New England chestnuts back to California... and I was a little confused because I have only ever purchased Italian or French chestnuts, as far as I know....

Chestnut flour - making at home

by jimmyb32 14 years ago

Can anyone give me some tips on making my own chestnut flour? I've been unable to locate it in my local stores. I have chestnuts, but am not sure what to do next. Should I roast them first (to ma...