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Or perhaps a little further north. Gravlax 1 pound fresh salmon filet skin on 3 tbsp sea salt 3 tbsp brown sugar 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 1/4 cup akvavit or other herbal liquor/botanical gin fresh dill or other spice … Continue reading

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Spicy Dill and Spicy Sweet Dill Pickles

By working with a farmer at the local market I got 10 pounds of freshly picked pickling cucumbers no longer than four inches each. Time to start canning. This year I tried two dill pickle recipes, one spicy and one … Continue reading

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Spicy Dill Pickles

This is a slightly spicy dill pickle. For a sweeter option check this one out. Next time I will use fresh dill instead of seeds. If you have it on hand then use 1 dill head per jar. The ratios … Continue reading

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Smoked Turkey

This year we thought smoking a turkey was the way to go. The results were very good with really juicy tender meat, but there was the sacrifice of stuffing. It also takes a long time to prep and cook and … Continue reading

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