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Easy Chocolate Covered Chestnuts

This was something Martha Stewart Weddings posted as a wedding favor for Winter weddings. I think its a great idea for any Winter/Holiday party! Very easy too… Good Things for Winter Weddings Chocolate-Covered Chestnuts You’ve heard of chestnuts roasting on … Continue reading

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Chestnut Candies – Docinhos de castanhas Recipe

For Original Blog Post: I came across this yummy chestnut recipe from Brazil: Total time: 30 to 60 minutes Preparation time: A few minutes Cooking time: 30-35 minutes Difficulty: Easy Chef’s Note These little sweets should be prepared a day … Continue reading

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How To Roast Chestnuts

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping on your nose, Yuletide carols being sung by a choir, And folks dressed up like Eskimos… The holidays are a great time to roast chestnuts, and we thought we’d share a … Continue reading

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Chicken and Chestnut Stuffing

Another great recipe for the holidays ahead! To order chestnuts for this holiday season, visit our site: PomarDasCastanhas.com Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped carrots 1/2 cup chopped celery 1 cup chicken breast, deboned, … Continue reading

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Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing

Perfect for the Holidays ahead!! To Order Chestnuts, Visit PomarDasCastanhas.com!! Ingredients 1 (10 pound) turkey Salt, white pepper Dressing #1: 1 pound chestnut puree 1 tablespoon veal demi-glace Salt, black pepper 2 tablespoons butter, softened Directions Mix the chestnut puree … Continue reading

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Chocolate, Chestnut and Orange Trifle

Ingredients Trifle: 8 ounces bittersweet (60 percent cacao) chocolate, broken into 1/2-inch pieces 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 (15-ounce) can chestnut puree * see Cook’s Note 3 cups heavy cream 1/2 cup sugar 1 large orange, zested, … Continue reading

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Candied Chestnuts

If chestnuts roasting over a crackling fire are evocative of happy times and holidays, then candied chestnuts are their luxurious cousins, served only as the most indulgent of treats. Bring the unique, warmly sweet flavor into your own kitchen with … Continue reading

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Chestnut Pie

Ingredients Makes one 9-inch pie FOR THE CRUST 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces 3 tablespoons ice water 3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar FOR THE FILLING 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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How to Peel Chestnuts (Roasted)

Introduction Chestnut season runs from early October through late December. Look for healthy, unwrinkled shells and a glossy brown surface. Dingy or mottled shells may indicate mold, and small pinholes likely indicate that worms have been drilling; avoid such nuts. … Continue reading

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Chestnut Truffles

Here is a simple recipe for Chestnut Truffles. Enjoy! ………………………………………….. 18 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate chips 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk 1 tablespoon of vanilla 2 cups of boiled, shelled, and finely chopped chestnuts For Coating: Finely chopped … Continue reading

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