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How do you preserve herring?

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Traditionally, herring is preserved by either curing in brine or by pickling in vinegar. In this recipe, we'll do the latter; together with some onions and spices. Once you've pickled it, use it in your favourite recipe or simply serve it on a piece of dark rye bread.

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