Monthly Archives: October 2011

Charcutepalooza Challenge: Duck Confit

This month’s theme: Stretching. Not like the Spanish Inquisition or Stretch Armstrong, but in a “let’s make this work” sort of way by stretching skills and preservation. For my part,  I decided to go with duck confit. Certainly not my … Continue reading

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Eating Montréal

For my first vacation in a long while, I decided to take a trip to our neighbor to the North. I’d only been to Canada once before, and then for about an hour with an express purpose– to procure booze. … Continue reading

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Homemade Grenadine

I understand why Persephone ate that handful of seeds while in the Underworld. Rich garnet explosions encased in hidden caverns, tart and sweet–totally worth half a year in the Underworld. It’s always seemed to me a mysterious fruit, one that … Continue reading

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