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Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam
Comments : 1 Posted in : breakfast, dessert, recipes, snack, vegetarian on by : Dave

This jam in midwinter tastes as fresh as the berries tasted the previous summer. The secret is to make small batches and to not overcook. The jam tends to be thinner (excellent for pancakes or ice-cream topping!) and less gummy than store-bought, but the fresh flavor cannot be beat. If you prefer thicker jam, you
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Christmas Cookies with Legs

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A week or two ago, I posted a link to Gourmet magazine’s website that listed 60+ years worth of cookie recipes, which is really, really great, unless your intent is to make stuff to send to far off relatives. Almost all the cookies on their list rely on you making and eating the cookies within
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Smoked Eel

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“Out in the wild, they are slippery slimy creatures… On the plate, though, it’s a different story.” On my recent trip to visit family, we had lunch at a german restaurant called the Hofbrauhaus — as close to an authentic german beer garden as I’ve seen since my summer in Europe, 20 years ago. Over
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Hummus

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A middle-eastern favorite. 2 cans garbonzo beans, reserving the liquid from one 4 cloves of garlic ¼ c tahini paste juice from ½ lemon 1 package Adobo seasoning 1 T salt pepper to taste In a food processor, get the blades going, and drop in the garlic until it’s finely chopped. Add the chick peas,
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