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Apricots made jam from Panacris

The apricots are washed, split in two and the seeds are removed. Put the fruits in a large bowl, sprinkle the sugar over them, the lemon juice, then rotate the bowl lightly, so that the fruits combine with the flavors and leave for approx. 3 hours at rest. Then the obtained composition is put on a quiet fire, approx. 2 hours.
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The Daily Dish: Swedish Journalists Report on Fake Banana Phone Research

Swedish Journalists Report on Fake Banana Phone ResearchThe Onion, a famous satirical online newspaper, published a fake science story last week with the headline, “Report: Bananas Still Most Popular Fruit for Pretending to Receive Phone Call.” The piece said researchers from Johns Hopkins University had studied the phenomenon of pretending to receive a phone call with fruit.
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Rum Balls

Chocolate rum balls! These easy no-bake treats are perfect for your next holiday party.Photography Credit:Irvin LinSome of my friends make chocolate rum balls every year for their holiday parties, and these sweet little bites are always the first things to go. Maybe that says more about my friends who always reach for the boozy treats first, but I can’t blame them.
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5 Wine Cocktails to Drink Now

There’s nothing better than a glass of wine at the end of a long day—except, perhaps, for a great cocktail. So why settle for one or the other when you could have both? Wine cocktails of some sort or another have fallen in and out of fashion for about as long as humans have known how to coax alcohol from grapes and other edible flora.
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Green Beans with Miso Butter

Green Beans with Miso Butter Recipe Ingredients1/2 pound trimmed green beans2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons room-temperature unsalted butter2 tablespoons vegetable oilKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper2 teaspoons minced shallot1/4 cup vegetable broth (or water)Recipe PreparationCook green beans in a large pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, 2–3 minutes; drain.
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