‘Chestnuts roasting on an open fire’: Celebrate the season – today is Roast Chestnut Day!

Historians say roasting chestnuts is a centuries-old tradition but gained popularity with Nat King Cole's 1946 "The Christmas Song."

Dec 14, 2023, 12:42 PM

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Today's the day to embrace that cozy holiday feeling by roasting some chestnuts over an open fire -  because it's "Roast Chestnut Day!"
Historians say roasting chestnuts is a centuries-old tradition but gained popularity with Nat King Cole's 1946 "The Christmas Song."
Fun fact -- chestnuts are technically part nut, part vegetable.


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