How to Score Your Chestnuts

One of the most important steps in cooking chestnuts takes place before you even put them in the roasting pan. Scoring the chestnuts before you cook them makes sure they …

Life of a Chestnut

As you roast your delicious chestnuts this fall, take a minute to think about where they came from. There’s a lot of story to get to know between the seed …

Five Fun Health Facts About Chestnuts

If you’ve ever eaten chestnuts, you already know they’re delicious. But did you know they are also healthy? While much of the talk about chestnuts centers around open fires and …

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Now that we’re in the beginning of chestnut harvest season, we get a lot of questions. Here are some. If you have a question, please let us know! 1) Can …

How to Make Candied Chestnuts

Candied chestnuts, or marrons glacé, in french, are a seasonal favorite for people around the world. Try them yourself with this delicious recipe.This recipe calls for a pound of chestnuts, …

Seven Facts About Chestnuts

Wow your friends and family as you share your chestnuts this harvest season with these seven nifty bits of chestnut trivia. Whether you’re a health nut or a history buff, …

3 Ways to Cook Chestnuts

INTRODUCTION When you buy a freshly harvested bag of Virginia Chestnuts, your first question might be how to prepare them. Assuming you’ve heard the popular Christmas carol, you know they …

2015 Blossoms of Hope

We are cautiously optimistic this year. While still in the month of May, almost all of our trees now have blossoms. This is different from previous years when the blossoms …