Microwave Cooking for One by Marie T Smith

Table of Contents and Sample Recipes

Microwave Roasted Chestnuts

Microwave Beverages and Snacks

Below the list of recipes contained in the Beverages and Snacks chapter of Microwave Cooking for One, is one recipe for you to enjoy. Take some time and explore the other chapters. Once you've tried a few of the recipes, you'll want the entire collection!

  • Spiced Apple Cider
  • Hot Orange Drink
  • Hot Spiced Wine
  • Hot Cocoa
  • Irish Coffee with Whipped Cream
  • Plantains
  • Green Plantains (Tostones)
  • Roasted Chestnuts
  • Roasted Garbanzo Beans
  • Popcorn
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Roasted Chestnuts

Note: Chestnuts are very low in calories because of their low fat content. Store raw chestnuts in the refrigerator for no more than a few weeks; longer storage will cause them to lose their moisture.

6 chestnuts

Carefully cut a slit in the shell of each chestnut to prevent exploding. Place chestnuts in a circle on a paper plate. Cook 1:30 minutes (_____) at 100% power. Allow chestnuts to cool 2 minutes before serving.

NOTE: Cooking times are for a 700-watt oven. For best results with this and any other microwave recipe, please be sure to go to the Timing Section of Microwaving Tips for a complete explanation of timing in the microwave.


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