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Braised Chestnuts

  Braised Chestnuts   Save Print Serve over roasted pork or your favorite steak. Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 cup dry red wine or port 3 cups chicken broth 1 pound whole chestnuts, shelled (about 3 cups nut meat) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme ⅛ teaspoon salt ¼ […]

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How to Prepare a Chestnut

Cut an “X” on the chestnut.  Take care to cut all the way through the shell; this keeps the shell from bursting when cooked.   We have two recommended ways to cut the X: 1) Place the chestnuts on the cutting board with the flat side facing up.  Use a serrated knife to slice through the […]

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