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Oct 11, 2009 05:17 PM

where can i buy italian chestnuts?

I've found that the smaller italian chestnuts are easier and faster to roast in a toaster oven, and much easier to peel as they roast evenly. making that toasted outside (vendor like) texture achievable at home.

Does anyone know where they sell these smaller chestnuts?

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  1. Di Palo's on Grand Street has the AAAA Italian chestnuts starting around the end of November...don't know the size but I think these Italian ones are the small ones. I just called them to see if they had any but he said they're long gone...I would imagine they sell out by Christmas but he didn't say specifically.