I held off for as long as I could, as simply seeing the stand on the corner makes me sing Christmas carols aloud, but I broke down this week and bought a bunch of roasted chestnuts wrapped in newspaper from a street vendor. Ugh it tasted like straight up holiday spirit.
In other news, you should make homemade peanut butter cups. They're so easy I could faint. If children help you, it is possible that they will turn out a little amorphous in terms of shape. But listen: we filled one half with crunchy peanut butter and the other with Nutella, and the world was good and right and just.