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Bar Bites: Oven Roasted Chestnuts with Spiced Melted Butter

Marvin Gapultos 2 comments

Served as is, or dipped in melted butter, warm roasted chestnuts are indeed creamy, nutty, and sweet. And when paired with a snifter of brandy, or even a shot of whiskey, roasted chestnuts can make for a wonderfully warming winter snack. More

Oven Roasted Chestnuts with Spiced Melted Butter

Serious Eats Marvin Gapultos 1 comment

Served as is, or dipped in melted butter, warm roasted chestnuts are indeed creamy, nutty, and sweet. And when paired with a snifter of brandy, or even a shot of whiskey, roasted chestnuts can make for a wonderfully warming winter snack. More

Lentil and Chestnut Soup

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 1 comment

A creamy, slightly nutty soup that's more more complex than it looks. More

Why Don't Americans Eat More Chestnuts Year-Round?

That's Nuts Lee Zalben 36 comments

As cooler weather creeps in, the smell of roasted chestnuts wafts through NYC street corners. But we used to eat chestnuts much more than this. Did we just collectively lose out taste for them? Or did a century-old ecological disaster have anything to do with it? There is a veritable "cult of the chestnut" outside of the U.S. In Japan there are even chestnut flavored Kit Kats and chestnut flavored soft serve ice cream. More

Where's the Love for Chestnuts?

That's Nuts Lee Zalben 38 comments

[Photograph: Lee Zalben] Here's Some Love Chestnut Torte ┬╗Chestnut, Pumpkin, and Farro ┬╗Chestnut Honey ┬╗ Rome in the fall and winter is a magical place. The air is cool and crisp and everywhere you go, the air seems to be roasted-chestnut-scented. Earlier this year, I spotted a chestnut vendor in Piazza Navona, which got me thinking more about chestnuts. We don't really eat them in the U.S. a whole lot. At Thanksgiving sometimes you seem them in stuffing or dressing, or during the year, in a salad every once in a while. There are only a few roasted chestnut street vendors left in Manhattan. In France and Italy they're used in a variety of confections and baked goods, but... More

Chestnut Torte

Serious Eats Robyn Lee 3 comments

The following recipe is from the February 13th edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! I was drawn to Alice Medrich's recipe for chestnut torte from Bittersweet because right now I'd... More

Snapshots from Asia: Chestnuts 'Wokking' Over an Open Fire

Wan Yan Ling 4 comments

The concept of "chestnuts roasting over an open fire" is an alien one to Asians, and the notion of buying chestnuts raw and roasting them yourself even stranger—why would anyone choose to go through all that hassle when the streets are lined year-round with hawkers frying them right before you? More

Sunday Night Soups: Chestnut, Pumpkin, and Farro

Serious Eats The Gurgling Cod 5 comments

Sunday Night Soups, where each week The Gurgling Cod shows up to offer a soup appropriate to the week's Sunday Night Football game on NBC. This week, the New England Patriots pay a visit to Buffalo and their Bills. Northwest... More

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