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Old 05-25-2006, 07:48 AM   #1
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Totally Lost about a recipe instruction

I was reading a recipe for dolmathes and one ingredient was

2 lemons (stained juice only)

Does anyone have a clue what in the world they were talking about? It has been many years since I have had dolmathes and later on I would like to see if I can make them and this recipe reminded me of what they tasted like, so hopefully they will turn out like the ones I had as a teen.


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Old 05-25-2006, 08:08 AM   #2
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Well, I've never had dolmathes before, so I wouldn't know what they taste like. But, I would intrepret the listing for the lemons as the juice of two lemons, then strain the juice to remove excess pulp and/or seeds.

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Old 05-25-2006, 08:52 AM   #3
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I agree with Allen. It looks like a typo. It probably should have read:

2 lemons (strained, juice only)
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Old 05-26-2006, 09:20 PM   #4
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Ditto! I've made dolmathes many times - and all I did was strain the lemon juice to remove pulp and seeds. Unless there are instructions for "staining" the juice it was a typo that somebody probably didn't catch because they were relying on their spell checker ... and never realized that:

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