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A brine too far

This posting will move swiftly along the path from a favourite food of mine (pork) to my recent experiments with a cooking technique (brining meats). Fasten your seat belts. I’ll begin by admitting I’m a sucker for pork. When we … Continue reading

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A glorious Canada Day, and some coming events

As we awoke this morning, the sun was beating down, the sky was a bright blue, and the air was still. And then my wife Jan said those three magic words to me that all Canadians love to hear, whether … Continue reading

Posted in Bicycling in the Dordogne, Cafés in France, Exercise and fitness, Life in southwest France, Sports in the Dordogne, Weather in the Dordogne | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments