19
Mar
2021
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This month I am

in the thick of making preserves. So far, two batches of fig jam, tomato chutney, and green tomatoes pickles. And did I mention the marrow chutney? It’s all starting to feel obsessive. The green tomato pickles were the greatest challenge.¬†Among...
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27
Dec
2020
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This week I am

cooking lots. Of course. I understand festivities and feasts very well, but I am ambivalent about Christmas. Being Jewish means not believing in Christ, so the festival that celebrates the birth of the person who is perceived by Christians as...
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8
Oct
2020
0

This week I am

enjoying the beginning of spring, even as it lurches from winter to spring and backwards and forwards again until it is summer. The parsley is going to seed, the chervil is lush, the chives have multiplied, the not-long-planted thymes are...
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