How to Roast Chestnuts On an Open Fire

One of the most disastrous cooking memories I have is of my father trying to roast chestnuts.  The explosion sounded like a series of pouncing shallow knocks reaching my bedroom door.  Upon opening the door and entering the kitchen, I saw chestnuts scattered all over the kitchen floor.  The song makes it sound good so watch this video of it done right and then sing the song.

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire
Jack Frost nipping at your nose
Yuletide carols being sung by a choir
And folks dressed up like Eskimos
Everybody knows a turkey and some mistletoe
Help to make the season bright
Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow
Will find it hard to sleep tonight

They know that Santa’s on his way
He’s loaded lots of toys and goodies on his sleigh
And every mother’s child is gonna spy
To see if reindeer really know how to fly

So I’m offering this simple phrase
To kids from one to ninety-two
Although it’s been said many times, many ways
Merry Christmas to you

So I’m offering this simple phrase
To kids from one to ninety-two
Although it’s been said many times, many ways
Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas to you

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