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How do you roast chestnuts?

With a sharp knife, cut a cross (X) on the flat side of each chestnut. Spread the chestnuts in a shallow pan, add cup water, and bake in a 450 degree F oven for 15 minutes or until the shells open. Peel while hot using a sharp knife. The inner brown skin is bitter and must be pulled off while still warm.



Barbara Willenberg, Associate State Nutrition Specialist, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia









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