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Old 02-18-2017, 09:40 PM
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Originally Posted by terentii View Post
I used to buy them from street vendors in England, and always asked for the ones that were charred a bit from roasting. That added a lot of flavor.

The best baked potatoes I've ever had, BTW, were roasted in the coals of a campfire on the Isle of Man. Not only were they charred, you actually had to dust the ash off them.
Oh, they were definitely charred. I guess I just don't like chestnuts, but love they way they smell. The Hungarians were big on their chestnut puree desserts, too, and I had the same reaction.