Homesteading In The Pacific Northwest

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire ...

Score the chestnut shells using a serrated knife ...


Place in lightly salted water and bring to a boil ...


...remove from heat, drain and roast in a dutch oven at 450 degrees for 20 minutes ... or ...


... in your hearth ....


... carefully remove pot from heat (wear welder's gloves if cooking on a hearth) ...cover pot and allow chestnuts to steam for 15 minutes ... allow them to cool enough so that you can handle them ...... peel and ...

Enjoy!

3 comments:

  1. Yummy. Nothing says Christmas like chestnuts. I don't think i can buy them up here though

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  2. Oh, wow! This looks so good. I have the fire and the ditch oven, all I need are the chestnuts.

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