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preparation time: 10 minutes cooking time: 55+ minutes emergency contact: camille Knekkebrød (crispbread) is eaten throughout the day in Norway — for breakfast, for lunch, with brown cheese or kaviar as a snack, and even at that odd fourth meal … Continue reading

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Tea-leaf (marble) eggs

preparation time: 15 minutes cooking time: at least 3 1/2 hours (1 1/2 hours active) emergency contact: carol There are few things as exciting as having a batch of tea-leaf eggs on hand, ready for duty at breakfast, lunch, dinner … Continue reading

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Quick pickles: cornichons

Above is some very tasty quick-pickled okra from Wholefoods. Below is a basic, quick pickle recipe adapted from that of a farmer at the Louviers market in Normandy. tiny cucumbers (finger-sized is best) – 1 lb coarse salt – 2 … Continue reading

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