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Ate/Eight/8 or Birthday Topf

The way I see it, most everyone in the world has two New Years per year. There is the collective event celebrated by a culture marking the beginning of the annual calendar. Whether it involves lighting firecrackers, eating grapes, watching … Continue reading

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Rumtopf: Pears + Apples

Autumn in New York City. I hadn’t added anything to the rumtopf in quite some time, so yesterday I put in the first batch of Fall fruit, with more to follow soon. Boy, is this stuff strong! The cloud of … Continue reading

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Rumtopf: cherries & peaches

Since first describing the beginning of the rumtopf last month I have found a temporary home for the crock in the cool, dark basement of some guardian angels who live nearby. I will leave it over there until sometime in … Continue reading

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A Beginning

I heard about a new thing the other day, a concept that wowed me so much I had to run out and make it immediately. Basically, it is fruit preserved in sugar and rum, but with a twist: you layer … Continue reading

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