Forget weekend matzah balls
. Let's jump right to dessert: macaroons.
indeed. ... The big mystery: when was coconut added to the recipe? Who was the culinary hero and genius? ... To this day, I associate macaroons with my grandmother, who always seemed to have them around whenever I visited her in Somerville. ... Another item that I associate with my grandmother: Piccalilli relish.
I love it and live in fear stores will stop carrying it one day. Sort of like having to hunt these days for canned brown bread or cube steaks. ... Big plus for Whole Foods: They carry macaroons (so-so in quality) and sometimes cube steaks. But they don't carry Piccalilli or canned brown bread. Or at least not the Cambridge Street store where I'm now forced to do most of my shopping. ...