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roasted chestnuts

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nickharbour
Nov. 5th, 2005 03:25 am (UTC)
So how are you supposed to eat those things, just gnaw or something? They look sharp, and scary. The way nat king cole sang about these things I expected them to be a little more friendly looking.
nilasae
Nov. 5th, 2005 09:28 am (UTC)
You should be able to easily peel off the shell after roasting them :-)
radhardened
Nov. 5th, 2005 01:22 pm (UTC)
Yeah, what nilasae said. I scored the X's on them before roasting so they wouldn't explode, and you can see the shell curls back under the heat. After roasting, it's easy to peel them off and get to the soft, warm nut-meat inside.
sfllaw
Nov. 5th, 2005 08:45 pm (UTC)
They look warm and fragrant and festive.

If only I could buy them in paper bags and eat them as I walked down the cold, winter street. You know, there's a law against street food in Montréal.
radhardened
Nov. 6th, 2005 06:07 am (UTC)
A law against street food? What a shame.
pwinkler
Nov. 7th, 2005 08:36 pm (UTC)
Is it just me, or do they look a little like the pods out of which the face huggers come?
radhardened
Nov. 7th, 2005 08:42 pm (UTC)
Like this? Yeah, I see a certain resemblance.
pwinkler
Nov. 7th, 2005 09:28 pm (UTC)
They're just a little squatter, if that's a word. Like the aliens infested a planet with really high gravity.
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