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Every time I try a recipe from the now-defunct Gourmet, I get a little sad. It was such a lovely magazine, and I have so many all-time favorite recipes that came from it’s colorful, inspiring pages. Sigh. What is the world coming to when there isn’t enough room for both Bon Appetit and Gourmet in our hearts and newstands? One of my only consolations on this issue is that epicurious.com still has all of the best Gourmet recipes online, so all is not lost.
That is exactly where I came across this recipe for chutney. For those of you who are wondering, a chutney is a Indian/Pakistani concoction, basically a spread or paste, which is made (generally) with a combination of fruit, vegetables, spices, vinegar, etc. Basically a spicy relish. For the history of chutney (for those of you who care to know), check this out. Now, I’m not pretending that this chutney is even in the slightest bit authentic. For some reason, I have the feeling that in India, they don’t make their chutney with “curry powder” from McCormicks. So while I doubt that they’re slathering crackers with Mango and Red Onion Chutney in New Delhi, that doesn’t make it any less delicious for me, in Chicago. Continue reading