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Simple Lebanese Pickles and Preserves


 

I know that everyone seems to be all about the sterilized canning, and I’ve done a good bit of that in the past. But seems I can’t get enough of the Lebanese recipes for quick pickles and preserves that hold …

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Apple butter, slow cooked

I’m making a lot of an incredibly good apple butter these days, and it all started with the oatmeal. And habits. Which I haven’t always been great at forming. It’s taken some time and thought to recognize this about myself, …

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Lebanese quick pickles, and my mouneh

Something serious happened recently up north: the season changed. It’s not just the temperature, the coolness in the air, though that plays a part. There is a change in the color of the light, a movement from yellow to white. …

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Favorite Things: Weck Jars

I first saw these things of great beauty and elegance at the Heath ceramics stand in the Ferry Market building in San Franscisco. There is no denying that exceptional style, especially when it comes to food, often originates in Northern …

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Apricot Preserves, and some time to let your mind wander

To make apricot preserves, the method and ingredients are very simple: sugar, water, lemon juice, and apricots that get pitted just by splitting them open with your hands. But the process does require a heaping portion of…you. An hour’s worth …

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