Thursday, January 19, 2012
if only I had an open fire
Neither of us had ever prepared or eaten chestnuts before, but the bag came with instructions and we have also been learning with eat batch we make.
Chestnuts are slow food. The cutting ,the roasting, the peeling- all to get this little bit of nut meat. I think that foods with a process are fun and love a snack that can turn into an event all it's own. (What do you want to do tonight? Let's roast chestnuts!) We have had so much fun adding chestnuts to our usual winter evening activities- watching movies, quilting, playing guitar, playing games. All better with chestnuts.
I had the good fortune of winning a free yard of fabric this week from Sew, Mama, Sew!, so today I'm going to take some time to pick my prize. What fun!