Monthly Archives: August 2015

An October Evening

It was an October evening.  Near to Halloween.  A lantern tour was being given at a nearby cemetery, Norwich town cemetery, by our local historian.  The Norwich town cemetery is the oldest cemetery in the area I live and it’s … Continue reading

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Menu from Paris Butcher During the Siege of 1871 (in French)

Menu from Paris Butcher During the Siege of 1871 (in French).

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Recipe for Filet of Beef Wellington

Taken from The French Chef Cookbook, (Whole Tenderloin of Beef Baked in Pastry)  For 8 people       Take a tenderloin of beef, marinate it in herbs and wine, cover it with a rich cloak of mushrooms, bake it in decorated pastry, … Continue reading

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I Have Called it Close a Few Time

I have been close to death a few times.  Once, on a date, a mickey was put in my drink.  I ended up in the hospital for two weeks.  The doctors told me when I was discharged there was a … Continue reading

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White Grapes

White Grapes.

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White Grapes

      I remember as a child going for a walk with my mother and I came across a cluster of white grapes.  I picked one and it was the most delicious grape I had ever tasted.  Now, years later, as … Continue reading

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