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Tannat: The King Of The Southwest - A Post From Le Du's Wines

Every summer until the age of 18 years old I spent my summers in Bordeaux.  For both lunch and dinner there was always a bottle of wine on the table. 389 more words


A New Year and New Red Daily Slosh(es)

I wanted to start the year with one of my favourite songs. Unfortunately, I couldn’t get a video of Joni Mitchell singing it but Diana Krall is no slouch, if you knowwhatImean. 763 more words


Last of the split pea soup with ham; salad from work bounty - 25 November 2014

Watching student presentations, and had some fairly dreadful pizza in the late afternoon. Then got to take home leftover salad package, with some pretty good white dressing. 84 more words


Spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce and mushrooms - 1 October 2014

I’m adding photos into drafted-but-not-posted entries here, but unfortunately, this one I didn’t write up at the time. Clearly looks like a fresh tomato sauce D made (undoubtedly D made this) with mushrooms, and finely grated cheese – likely parmaggiano, but possibly pecorino (he did that once recently IIRC) over the top. 53 more words


Le Prielle

We enjoyed staying put so much in Villefranche, that we decided another week in one spot would be a good idea.

During our stay at the Ryan’s in Switzerland, we met David and Peter Appleby, whose parents run a Gite; … 998 more words

Pork chops with herbs; savory apple (un)compote; potatoes with parsley - 16 July 2014

We loved the apple thingy D made last night, and so D decided to try another tonight with pork chops. He used the good parts of two dropped apples, cutting off the bruises incurred by falling. 327 more words

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Ham shavings; apples with onions; potatoes - 14 July 2014

D had this in mind, and I was not sure what he was thinking of. It really turned out great. He took out an end of frozen ham and left it for just a half hour or so, and then, periodically calling out “Ow! 252 more words

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