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Tag: pickles

trying new things: phat beets

I’ve been trying to open myself up to new experiences and that tends to mean doing things that are pretty frickin’ scary. Though, I did just see 127 Hours recently, I think that experience is one I can live without,…

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crunchy sweet & spicy freezer pickles

Canning is something that I’m afraid to try. It’s a stupid fear, but a fear none the less. I’ll get over it. Just like I did with yeast and bread making. I can do it. But in the meantime, I’m…

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sour dill pickles

Since my visit to Montreal, I’ve been left with a deep, deep hankering for pickles. Not just the commercial dills that you can buy at any supermarket, but the salty, pucker-inducing bite of a Jewish deli sour. While my husband…

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be a believer: pickled prunes with orange zest

Lately, I’ve been on a pickling kick and I currently have in my fridge batches of homemade pickled carrots, pickled red grapes and these lovely pickled prunes. I first discovered the joys of “quickles” years ago when I was unemployed…

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a case for the lowly tuna melt

Okay, now why would I post about the lowly tuna melt? Everyone probably has their own twist and probably has been making theirs the same way since forever. Me, I only started eating tuna after 10 years of being a…

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next stop, sandwich city: tofu salad sandwich

I’ve never eaten an egg salad sandwich. It was the smell that always got to me and I just wasn’t brave enough to try it. Maybe one day I’ll give it a go, but not today. When I used to…

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sunday freshness: crispy waffles + lemonade + refrigerator pickles + tomato sandwich with lemony-feta spread

After we finished dinner this evening, Cornelius turned to me and said, “We ate really well this weekend”. So true. Everything we ate was fresh and didn’t require extensive cooking or baking or heating. Our morning started off right with…

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