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on ducks, death and rillettes at Camont

20May2016
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NO MORE FOIE GRAS!!!??? FOIE GRAS BANISHED IN FRANCE!!??? From the crazy headlines of international magazines like Conde Nast Traveler publishing cautionary tales to the simply illustrated flyer from my village explaining how to help stop the spread of the…

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March Hares and Spring Madness

2Mar2016
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A little Spring madness begins with a strong blue sky and ends sitting outside at the School Lunch Table at Camont. I can’t help but jump and plant and cook and plot the Summer garden. Yay Spring! The Wednesday market…

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For charcuterie lovers: a sweetheart cassoulet

8Feb2016
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Somehow this little, much beloved recipe escaped the Book. I called it the Sweetheart Cassoulet-perfect for two. Consider it an early Valentine’s gift to all you who make salty tasty bits of pork. It’s barely a recipe, more a little trick…

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Global Cassoulet Supper Adventures

7Feb2016
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Like postcards from a long lost cousin, these are the many cassoulets I made across the globe: from Camont to New York to Tokyo to Australia. In Annie Smither’s garden kitchen in Malmsbury Victoria Australia. Before the oven and a in…

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Travel Japan: FIO- an Urban Farm

24Jan2016
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Travel. It’s good for you. Get out of town. Change your point of view. Be a little uncomfortable. Eat something you never ate before. Get a little lost. Trust me, you’ll find yourself. Travel Japan. That’s been me this week…

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Cassoulet & Charcuterie Roadshow

5Jan2016
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  It all started here at Camont with me cooking and Tim Clinch photographing these great cassoulets one winter weekend at Camont. And now with a little book called Cassoulet: A French Obsession in hand, I am packing my bags, bringing some…

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