2 lbs brown chestnuts
Sprinkle of water
Large roasting pan
With sharp small knife, make an X cut in each chestnut.
Important: Soak in cold water overnight
Drain, place in roasting pan in 350 degree oven for approximately 45 minutes to one hour. Sprinkle with water.
Check for doneness by piercing with a knife. When the knife goes in easy and the chestnuts are browned on the top and the skin is pulled back, they are done.