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Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts

Vegetables

Whole or halved sprouts plain boiled and mixed with roasted sweet chestnuts. Known in England at least since the e3nd of the 19th Century (eg; 'York Herald' - Saturday 23 December 1893, p13)


Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts
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Original Receipt from 'Pot-Luck; or, The British Home Cookery Book' by May Byron (Byron 1914)

234. CHESTNUTS AND BRUSSELS SPROUTS (Devonshire)

Boil some chestnuts in water for two hours; remove the peel. Boil an equal amount of Brussels sprouts for half an hour, strain them well; be careful not to break them. Have ready a frying-pan with hot beef dripping or butter, put in both chestnuts and sprouts, and keep them moving until the fat is absorbed (do not brown them); then serve.




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