[Sca-cooks] How do you reconstitute dried chestnuts?

ranvaig at columbus.rr.com ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Thu Nov 15 17:54:05 PST 2007

>I am trying an old family stuffing recipe for the first time this coming thanksgiving.  It calls
>for chestnuts.  The only chestnuts that I can find that aren't in their shells are dried
>chestnuts.  Has anyone on this list worked with dried chestnuts?  How do I go about reconstituting
>dried chestnuts?  I am assuming that they will need to be moist for the stuffing.  Help?
Last year Trader Joe had frozen ones.  If you havent bought the dried ones yet and have one nearby, it might be worth checking.


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