Posts Tagged ‘preserving with salt’

Home-Cured Gravlox

Since moving to Minnesota summer has taken on newfound importance for me. It’s a short, intense season that’s not to be missed. I savor every moment I can, particularly the lingering evenings where the sun never seems to set. On nice nights I like to pull cold picnic food from the fridge, pair it with bread, fruit, add a bottle of wine, and call it dinner. That’s where gravlox comes in. It’s the easiest charcuterie you’ll ever make, and you never have to turn on your oven. Read more ›

Winter Cure of Preserved Meyer Lemons

Preserved lemons are the darlings of the citrus season.  They make the perfect counterpoint to a dreary winter’s day by adding wonderful bright flavors to slow cooked dishes like beans and grains, braised meats, salads, pancakes and sweets.  And they make a fabulous addition to a martini.   Read more ›

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