Monday, August 27, 2012

Preserving

"What you preserve is the cheeriest memento mori. It is a way to say and mean: of everything that passes, this is what I choose to keep. It is a clear reminder, there for the tasting, of where and when and how you have lived."  -Tamar Adler, An Everlasting Meal

Today's little after-work project: starting a batch of fig-lemon-thyme jam. Tomorrow I shall put it up, so that we may feast on these bright, sweet figs in the dead of winter.

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