[Sca-cooks] How do you reconstitute dried chestnuts?
grm at andrew.cmu.edu
Thu Nov 15 18:32:32 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.
I know this is probably a "well duh, that was the first place I looked",
but here in Pittsburgh, Italian grocery stores often have canned (or
otherwise preserved) chestnuts. If you haven't looked, it might be worth
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