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The pickle! That fermented flavor, that solidly sour mouthfeel, that palate-cleansing post hotdog taste. The bright green, with its violent crunch! How we Jews love our pickles! But how did this love affair begin?
I’ve just made my second-ever batch of Moroccan-style preserved lemons, and I can’t believe it took me so long to learn how. The salty, citrusy, slightly spicy, sour taste is one of the backbones of the North African kitchen.
I am not a bubbe — and hope not to be for a long time. But I do make pickles, and imagine they’re not very different from the ones my grandmother might have made — though she probably would have stuck with cucumbers, which you can do if you wish.