Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Honey-Sweetened Chestnut Butter

one and a half pounds chestnuts
one and a half pounds chestnuts (Photo credit: Marisa | Food in Jars)
If you've never tasted chestnut butter then you should check this out...

The first fall that my family lived in Portland was magical. We were escapees from Southern California and everything about the changing leaves, chilly nights, and morning frost was novel and thrilling to me. I was also innocently astonished by the new varieties of edible bounty around us.

Across the driveway, Mrs. Gosling grew raspberries and a wild herb garden. On the other side, Jan and Guy had pumpkins, beans, and apples on their tiny city plot. We had had plums and guava trees in Los Angeles, but the food of the Pacific Northwest felt sturdy and sustaining.

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