Tag Archives: New Year’s Eve

A glimpse of stocking

I trust you won’t find this shocking (as you would have, in olden days) but I thought I’d share just a glimpse of stocking. It’s a photo from last night’s fun-and-feasting celebration of New Year’s Eve, hosted by our friends … Continue reading

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Mark’s amazing scallops with apple: The recipe

By popular demand, I bring you the recipe for the amazing scallops that we enjoyed last Wednesday, as the third course of our seven-course, seven-and-a-half-hour Christmas Day lunch (“A Christmas feast in France,” posted December 27). Made by our friend … Continue reading

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Party like it’s 2013!

Start your engines. Our New Year’s Eve festivities begin when friends Mark and Suzanne drive down the hill to our home, leaving their car in Daglan’s main square. They help out as my wife Jan and I load up my … Continue reading

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