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I bought some beautiful hachiya persimmons with the intention of making them into hoshigaki. The persimmons sat in the fridge, neglected, until well past their ideal state for the project, which requires them to be firm, and not quite ripe. Like so many fruits that are just on the edge of edibility, these had a […]

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Do you remember Lottie + Doof’s 12 Days of Cookies? It’s always been one of my favorite tributes to this charmingly tooth-achy holiday tradition: the baking and eating and giving of cookies. And while I seem to make the same cookies every year, I still enjoy browsing Tim’s past guides for inspiration. This year I revisited an […]

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I find deep comfort in cooking basic staples. There are many jars of beans in my pantry, jars that I decided to move north with me, which is funny considering how much I let go of, in the spirit of Konmari. Beans are a currency, in a sense, for perhaps exactly this moment: they are […]

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