See that lovely picture of Hachiya persimmons above? That was going to be my lead-in photo to a Thanksgiving Persimmon Chutney recipe scheduled for today. I labored late into the evening last night as each step of the recipe was painstakingly chopped, measured, noted and photographed until the final simmer when … disaster. Instead of a cohesive mass of sweet/sour/hot chutney, I had a large glop of strangely separated and astringent goo. Gah! At least it wasn't the turkey.
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