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    Pickled Rhubarb

    Forced rhubarbs are tender and a lot prettier than the summer variety, and are begging to be made into something beautiful.…

    March 4, 2015
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    Jam Making

    I made jam. A gorgeous, deep ruby red raspberry jam. The kind of ruby red you get only when you make it at home. I am not a big jam eater, so I never…

    September 24, 2013
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    Cinnamon Butter and Applesauce

    For the past few minutes, I’ve been pondering over how to start this post. All attempts were defeated as I stared at the words  – cinnamon, butter and applesauce. Biting into three of my…

    November 7, 2010
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    Pickled Jalapeños

    For weeks, nay months, almost a year (without any exaggeration), I’ve been looking for jalapeños in Bombay. On the rare occasion that I did find them, they looked as if they were sitting in…

    March 19, 2010
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    Strawberry and Apple Jam

    When I saw the picture of the strawberry jam in Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics, I just knew that I had to make that jam. Gorgeous ruby red, with blueberries peeking through,…

    February 19, 2010
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    Roasted Garlic and Onion Jam

    Guy at work: What’s in that jar?Me: Onion Jam.Guy at work: Onion jam??Me: Yes, Onion Jam! I would have reacted the same way,if I was told to try some onion jam a week ago.…

    September 15, 2008
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    In a Pickle

    I stumbled upon these beautiful fresh red chillies at the supermarket yesterday. It looked so fresh and alluring, I just had to buy some! I will figure how I’ll use it later, I thought.…

    February 3, 2008