First, use care in selection.
Get one that is not too young, but tender and healthy.
If you choose one recklessly, it may not keep.
Don't put in hot water. This makes them sour.
Sweeten with smiles, and spice with patience. All varieties will respond.
To ensure a wonderful consistency, stir gently over a low flame and don't leave unattended for long periods of time.
To add a delicious flavor, sprinkle generously with praise and appreciation.
The poorest specimen may be improved if you follow these instructions, and will keep for an unlimited number of years.
Frequent exposure to cold temperatures has been known to damage this dish permanently. Keep a small steady flame going at all times.
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