TIP OF THE DAY: Easy Snacking On Chestnuts

New School: Buy chestnuts ready to eat. Photo courtesy Melissas.com.   In the old days, winter meant chestnut vendors on street corners. We’d buy a bag, hot off the embers, and burn our fingertips in our eagerness to devour the toasty treats. Then we learned how easy it was to make our own (recipe below).…
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GIFT: Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire

Charming and nostalgic, a lovely family gift. Photo courtesy Melissas.com.   How would you like to roast your own chestnuts at home? Just the fragrant aroma of them is enough to make mouths water and fingers itch to peel them for snacking. You don’t need a working fireplace to roast the chestnuts. Back in the…
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