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Pommé: Breton Apple Butter

I first learned of this traditional preserve of Brittany from a travel guide. In our subsequent trip to Brittany, last spring, my family and I searched the grocery stores and gift shops for pommé. Some people we talked with mentioned … Continue reading

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Eating in Brittany

I hope you don’t mind my diverging a bit from the subject of this blog to share some photos of my recent trip to Brittany. First, a produce stand at the weekly market in Dinan:     Above left: Beets are … Continue reading

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More Evidence that Alcoholic Drinks Are Good for You

Here’s to the man who drinks water pure and goes to bed quite sober. Here’s to the man who drinks water pure and goes to bed quite sober. He falls as the leaves do fall, falls as the leaves do … Continue reading

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