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Do you remember the scene in Mad Men where Betty Draper’s father sprinkled salt over his ice cream? And how Betty’s daughter Sally thought it was weird but he explained that he had a salt tooth? I am the same. I have, embarrassingly, been known to eat anchovies straight out of the jar. When I […]


While carrots may not be the summeriest of all vegetables, these cool, vaguely spicy, sweet-tart pickles most certainly are. And pickles might be the easiest thing in the world to make. You create a brine of vinegar, water, spices, some salt and maybe a little sugar, bring that to a boil, and pour it over […]