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Nikki and David Goldbeck

Roasted Chestnuts

How to roast chestnuts

The chestnut vendor offering hot, charcoal-roasted chestnuts on the streets of many cities symbolizes the coming of winter. This seasonal treat can be enjoyed by a cozy fire at home as well. Chestnuts can be roasted in a popcorn basket over an open fire, in a shallow baking dish inside the oven, or in a skillet on top of the range. Recipe contributed by Nikki and David Goldbeck, from American Wholefoods Cuisine.The first method is preferred, for the charred, crunchy portions that result from the uneven cooking are really part of the appeal. Continue Reading…

Quick Dill Pickles

Homemade dill pickles

These quick dill pickles are really quick to make — and to disappear!  If you’re looking for a go-to recipe for refrigerator pickles, you’ll be happy to find this one, adapted from a recipe by Nikki and David Goldbeck. Once you use this easy recipe, if you like your pickles saltier, more vinegary, more garlicky, and/or sweeter, you can play with those flavors in your future batches. These are quick and easy, and a lot less expensive than buying jars of good pickles. Continue Reading…

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