Tag Archives: charcoal grills

Confit de canard meets the grill

We are now living through what is supposed to be the tail end of our long-running heat wave, so my wife Jan and I continue to minimize the use of our oven and stove top, to avoid making the house … Continue reading

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Seasonal firsts: cutting, charcoaling, cycling

Until today (Friday), our weather has been getting better and better. Now we’re to have a few days of showers, but we’ve certainly enjoyed a few good days this week, with temperatures climbing and the sun shining down.  Yesterday afternoon, … Continue reading

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Buy the sea, buy the sea, buy the beautiful sea…

First of all — yes, thank you, I do know that the actual song is “by the sea.” With today’s title I’m just making the point again that in the Greater Daglan Area, one does not need to live by … Continue reading

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