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Michigan Chestnuts - Part I


The first snow shower of the year is a reminder that "Winter is icumen in," as poet Ezra Pound parodied.  Thanksgiving and Christmas are creeping up on us, and it's time to get ready for "Chestnuts roasting on an open fire" on the radio for sure, but at the Farmer's Market as well.

Fresh chestnuts are a delicious and traditional, but seldom seen, food these days. And it turns out that Michigan grows a lot of them. …

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