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    Kitchen Dictionary: chestnut

    Chestnut trees produce a brown nut with hard outer shell and bitter inner peel.

    Marrons glaces are chestnuts preserved in a sweet syrup.

    plural: chestnuts

    Ingredient

    Season: September - February

    How to select: Looks for firm shiny nuts without blemishes when fresh. You can also purchase canned whole, pieces or pureed, as well as dried chestnuts or chestnut flour.

    How to store: In cool dry place with shells and in a covered container in the refrigerator when shelled.

    How to prepare: bake, boil, roast, steam, stew

    Matches well with: apples, brandy, brown sugar, brussels sprouts, butter, cabbage, carrots, cayenne, celery, chocolate, cinnamon, cloves, cognac, cream, creme fraiche, fennel, ginger, lemon, mushrooms, onions, orange, parsley, prunes, rum, stuffings, sugar, vinegar

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    Nutrition Facts

    Calculated for 1 oz
    Amount Per Serving %DV
    Calories 104
    Calories from Fat 9 (9%)
    Total Fat 1.1g 1%
    Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
    Trans Fat 0.0g
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 10mg 0%
    Potassium 281mg 8%
    Total Carbohydrate 22.3g 7%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0g %
    Sugars 0.0g
    Protein 1.4g 2%

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