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jennlynch Dec 11, 2012 08:39 PM

Has anyone seen pre-peeled chestnuts (frozen or fresh, not canned) for sale in Portland? No luck at New Seasons Concordia and Whole Foods Fremont so far.

  1. JillO Dec 12, 2012 08:25 AM

    I'd check the asian markets for frozen (and possibly fresh too) like FuBonn, Uwajimaya, etc.

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      chez cherie Dec 12, 2012 09:36 AM

      try calling trader joe's. they usually have them in season. good luck.

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        jennlynch Dec 12, 2012 08:51 PM

        The answer turned out to be Trader Joe's for anyone else who is interested! Peeled and steamed for about $4. Whew.

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          exbauer Dec 14, 2012 12:06 PM

          I don't know about PDX, but you can find them in Asian markets. They are already peeled and vacuum sealed. I eat these occasionally as a snack. They just in the aisles.

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            cheeseisheaven Dec 15, 2012 12:54 PM

            They were roasting chestnuts at Kruger's on Hawthorne, yesterday

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