I have an experiment going... Preserved Lemons with North African Spices. These lovely jars of color require 4-6 weeks of rest after packing, so at the moment they are decorating my kitchen. June 30 is the "due date".
Fortunately, Penzey's had every spice I needed.
The lemons have one task while they "rest" - to sit and soak up all the flavors in the jar. My job is to "give them a good shake every once in a while to remind them that (I am) waiting." (a quote from the recipe)
And yet... there are questions buzzing like little gnats around the edges of my mind. Questions like - At the end of the 4-6 weeks, will I know whether of not they are rotten? Who will take that first taste?
I'll keep you posted.
The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in Him. Lamentations 3:24