You can buy ready-made dolmas (or dolmades), but they are usually mass-produced and not very good. Making your own takes time and a little patience, but the results justify the trouble, especially if you enjoy jobs that give you time to think or to sit down and talk with a friend. Once you have started, go on and make plenty. Freeze some, so you can astonish people at your next party by offering them these delicious canapés even after a busy week at the office.
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