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Chestnut peeling problem

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17 hours ago, Anna N said:

 Loved it when I was able to buy hot chestnuts on the street

 

Still can here. In fact, they are very popular. Not only in winter, but all year round.


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18 minutes ago, liuzhou said:

 

Still can here. In fact, they are very popular. Not only in winter, but all year round.

 

 

Yes, I remember. Chestnuts roasted in sugar coated hot black sand. The smoke and aroma of the sugar burning permeated the air. They have a  somewhat smaller variety of chestnuts. Very sweet.

 

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I've tried roasting them but also found them insanely hard to peel after. For the last two years I've ended up boiling them after crossing for 10 minutes. If you leave them in the liquid to cool down and then peel (keep them in the water), the peeling experience is passable. I use this for puree, which is a divine side to any meat.

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On 12/29/2018 at 6:19 PM, Anna N said:

 Loved it when I was able to buy hot chestnuts on the street

 

Here's my local chestnut man - about five minutes walk from my home. Taken this morning.

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1 hour ago, liuzhou said:

Here's my local chestnut man - about five minutes walk from my home. Taken this morning.

Very jealous!   Thank you for sharing.

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1 hour ago, Kerry Beal said:

Remember these ones @Anna N?

To be honest I had completely forgotten about them. But then I remember being so cold that I really didn’t want to remember very much at all.

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1 hour ago, Anna N said:

To be honest I had completely forgotten about them. But then I remember being so cold that I really didn’t want to remember very much at all.

Yes - it was pretty damn cold!

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