Chestnuts: Where To Get Them Online

Allen Creek Farm, Ridgefield, WA 360-887-3669, Chestnut Growers Inc., Saginaw, MI, 800-667-6704, Delmarvelous Chestnuts, Townsend, Del., 302-659-1731, Marky’s, Miami, FL,  800-522-8427, (frozen chestnuts) Trails End Chestnuts, Moses Lake, WA 509-765-3922,

Chestnuts: Chestnut and Celery Root Soup

2 tablespoons butter 1 medium onion (about 5 ounces) cut into one-fourth-inch dice 4 ounces leeks, white part only, cut into one-fourth-inch dice 1 green apple, peeled, cored and cut into one-fourth-inch dice 12 ounces fresh peeled or frozen chestnuts 1 rib of celery, cut into one-fourth-inch dice One-half pound …

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Pumpkin Ravioli With Parmesan-Sage Cream

 A ravioli crimper (looks like a ridged pizza cutter, makes the job of making ravioli a lot easier) 1 to 1-1/2 pound pumpkin or other winter squash 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 cups hot skim …

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Pumpkin Risotto

About 7 to 8 cups chicken stock 1 tablespoon butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 cups Arborio rice 1 1/2 cups cooked but still firm butternut, acorn or cooked winter squash, cut in 3/8-inch cubes 6 sage leaves, minced Salt and freshly ground white pepper 1/2 cup grated Parmesan …

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