White sauce,

Onion-juice, celery-salt.

Shell and blanch the chestnuts, boil them in salted water, for 10 minutes. Make a white sauce, and add to it, a teaspoon of onion-juice, a dash of celery-salt, and pepper and salt to taste.

In this sauce lay the chestnuts, and let them simmer for half an hour. Serve very hot.