Shopping Tips

Whenever possible, purchase whole, not presliced or chopped nuts. They have a longer shelf life.

Cooking How-tos

Toasting your nuts helps release essential oils and intensifies their flavor.

More On chestnut

There's nothing like a warm and cozy chestnut soup to brighten up a cool evening. You can use fresh or frozen chestnuts, whatever is available to you.

Ingredients: 1 lb chestnuts 3/4 lb sausage (pork) fry and drain 1/4 cup minced onion (1 or 2 whole onion) 1 stick butter 4 cups bread crumbs 1 cup hot water or broth 1 tsp sage 1 1/2 salt or to taste 1/8 tsp pepper Chop chestnuts in blender if ...
Cook celery and onion in the butter, about 5 minutes. Add spices and cook until tender. Add chestnuts. Pour over bread crumbs. If not moist enough add more melted butter or a little water. Spread in a baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for about 15- ...