Chestnuts roasting on an open fire...Traditional fresh chestnuts. Everyone loves that delicious taste and unforgettable smell of fresh roasting chestnuts. These are the largest chestnuts grown, and are flown in from Italy.
***Approximately 20-25 in a pound***
To help preserve their freshness, your bag might arrive with little holes punched in them. This is normal and is done only to keep them fresh.
Chestnuts have a very high moisture content, and are extremely perishable. They must be stored under refrigeration in as close to freezing temperatures as possible. It is also recommended that they are stored with as high humidity as possible. If stored in this manner, they can stay fresh for a couple of weeks. We recommend storing the nuts in perforated plastic bags, or solid plastic bags that you've put some holes in. Place a damp paper towel in with them. To cook chestnuts, you can boil them or roast them. When roasting, cut a small slit in the chestnut to prevent them from exploding during the roasting process. Bake in the oven at 425 for 10-15 minutes or until the outer skin begins to peel back. You can also cook on the stove top or over an open flame.
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Nancy, Export, PA December 12, 2008
“Tastiest chestnuts I've ever eaten!! Pistachios weren't bad either. Yippee!!”
Rodger, Winchester, Va November 17, 2008
“I love chestnuts, and grew up where we had chestnut trees and a nice crop every year. I had my share of sore fingers from the "burrs". That was long ago. I have bought chestnuts locally when they were available but they were small and by the time I got them, they were not too fresh...in fact the last 3 lbs. I bought were 95 % bad. I recently bought 6 lb's from NUTS ONLINE, and have not found one single bad one. They are fresh, large, meaty and have excellent taste. The shipping was very quick and the packaging was superb. Above all, the staff at NUTS ONLINE are very friendly and I'm very happy to now be one of the "nutty" customers of NUTS ONLINE.”
Carolyn, Norman, OK November 10, 2008
“Hi Guys! Don't have but a minute!! I've got my FRESH CHESTNUTS scored and in the oven....Oh! My!! It's smelling gooood in my Okie kitchen this evening!
Only bad thing....my UPS guy now recognizes the shipping label..he stands around, wanting me to open the box, to "check and make sure nothing's broken"! I gave him a bag of the Fried Peas from my first order....my mistake!!! Hahaha
Carolyn November 5, 2008
“If I didn't already have 5 grown sons, I'd adopt ya'll!!! Just placed my third order! Got the alert about the new shipment of Fresh Chestnuts!! Thanks!! It's that time of year and you saved the day!! I don't have to schlep from store to store looking for them, you'll deliver to my door in no time flat!”
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Aurelie January 9, 2013
“I am so happy with my purchase!! I ordered chestnuts and the delivery was really fast and the product really good and tasty! I certainly don't regret it! Thanks for satisfying the taste buds of a nutty pregnant woman! ;)”
Serving Size 100g (~3.5 oz.)
(Approx. 4.5 Servings/Pound)
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|Calories From Fat||33|
Chestnuts **It is also recommended that they are stored with as high humidity as possible. If stored in this manner, they can stay fresh for a couple of weeks. We recommend storing the nuts in perforated plastic bags, or solid plastic bags that you've put some holes in**
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Approximately 20 pieces per pound.
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