Have you ever had chestnuts that have been roasted on an open fire? They can be very tasty, but it needs to be done right. Yes, all you need are the chestnuts and roaster (you should have Nat playing as well), but there needs to be a little preparation.
Here's a great article from the site Art Of Maniless to get you started. And no, manliness is not required - or even encouraged. Someone will get burned!
Before you hit (or skip) the malls today, here's two great articles from Time Magazine on how not to overspend or make costly mistakes:
All the best from our family to yours.
I can rememeber Hostess from wayyy back. My dad owned a lunheonette that had a huge display case of Hostess (and Drake) goodies. Prominently places, as usual, were the Twinkees. Not my favorite (the chocolate cupcakes with the squiggly lines are), it's hard to believe these icons of snack food are going away.
Or will they? Perhaps another company will buy the rights to make these treats and satisfy generations of Twinkee lovers. I hope so.