Vegetables and Fruit forum: Water Chestnuts!

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Name: Treehugger
Hanover Twp, PA (Zone 6a)
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treehugger
Apr 15, 2014 12:20 PM CST
Does anyone have good recipes for using water chestnut?
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Name: Glen Ingram
Macleay Is, Qld, Australia (Zone 12a)
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Gleni
Apr 16, 2014 2:28 AM CST
Treehugger, they are used across the board in Chinese cooking. I just eat them by themselves, cooked.
Name: Treehugger
Hanover Twp, PA (Zone 6a)
Region: United States of America Region: Northeast US Region: Pennsylvania Native Plants and Wildflowers Miniature Gardening Herbs
Enjoys or suffers cold winters Bee Lover Hostas Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Frogs and Toads Hummingbirder
treehugger
Apr 16, 2014 8:53 AM CST
I've heard they are best peeled and eaten raw. I'm trying to find some way to use them and not take away from their sweet, crunchy flavor. Oh! by the way I love your country.
Name: Glen Ingram
Macleay Is, Qld, Australia (Zone 12a)
Bearded Dragon young male
Region: Australia Annuals Canning and food preservation Herbs Tropicals Foliage Fan
Plays in the sandbox Cactus and Succulents Garden Photography Hybridizer Composter Sedums
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Gleni
Apr 16, 2014 5:31 PM CST
Thanks Treehugger! I love yours too.

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