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Where can I find chesnuts in a jar?

clbeth Nov 15, 2007 07:54 PM


  1. spinach Nov 15, 2007 07:56 PM

    willaims sonoma has em

    1. OCEllen Nov 15, 2007 08:21 PM

      Yes, WS, & Cost Plus, Whole Foods....ask at TJ's, they've had them in past years.

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      1. re: OCEllen
        compucook Nov 15, 2007 09:30 PM

        I think Gelson's has them too. I bought some at the Olive store in Century City last year, but DH wasn't too impressed, especially after he heard that they were $14 a jar!

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        msmd310 Nov 16, 2007 12:03 AM

        just bought them at Whole Foods in Beverly Hills
        $7.99 for the smaller jar and $9.99 for the large

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        1. re: msmd310
          wenster Nov 16, 2007 01:22 PM

          Definitely saw them at the new ginormous WF in Pasadena.

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          glutton Nov 16, 2007 05:14 AM

          Surfa's, Guidi Marcelli, La Espanola Meats, Monsieur Marcel

          1. Woolsey Nov 16, 2007 07:19 AM

            You can usually find chestnuts at Korean or Chinese markets. They may not be in a jar but vacuum-packed or in sealed plastic bags, but they'll be much cheaper than at a gourmet store.

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            1. re: Woolsey
              fdb Nov 16, 2007 08:15 AM

              ....and very tasty to snack on.

              1. re: fdb
                Woolsey Nov 16, 2007 10:35 AM

                On a semi-related side-note, do they still sell roasted chestnuts outside Nijiya Market in Japanese Village Plaza on cold weekend nights in the winter?

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