Author Topic: Cheesers (Horse chestnuts).  (Read 988 times)


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Re: Cheesers (Horse chestnuts).
« Reply #15 on: October 19, 2020, 05:28:41 AM »
Are you telling us that he dangles his plums over your fence ?  :o
Certain times of the year yes. When they are ripe and drop off we collect them and make jam. His plums are very tasty indeed.


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Re: Cheesers (Horse chestnuts).
« Reply #16 on: October 19, 2020, 08:08:33 AM »
I have conkers on all the windowsills at the moment as they are supposed to keep away the spiders.  Not sure it works though as a few horrible big creepy crawlies have come in and freaked me out.

There are some great old sweet chestnut trees nearby and my husband has been filling his pockets with them while walking the dog, there is over a kilo of them in the freezer now ready for adding to casseroles and stuffing for the turkey.  Anyone know of an easy way to remove the layer of skin between the shell and the chestnut?