Posts From the monthly archives: "June 2017"

Duck Season By David McAninch (Harper Collins, $28.99, hard cover) The best fries I ever ate were, I surmised, fried in duck fat. They didn’t taste ducky, but had an amazingly crisp outside unlike any other They’re the kind of fried potato you could expect to find in Gascony, an area of…(Read More)

Pimento cheese is one of those Southern food staples that can start arguments. There are as many versions as there are mamas. Everyone thinks their mama makes the best. Or she knows where to buy the best This is a spread of many uses. It can be an appetizer spread on toast or crackers. Stuff…(Read More)

Gascony through the lens of its food

By | | Cookbooks

Duck Season By David McAninch (Harper Collins, $28.99, hard cover) The best fries I ever ate were, I surmised, fried in duck fat. They didn’t taste ducky, but had an amazingly crisp outside unlike…

No need to be bound by tradition

By | | Eating In

Pimento cheese is one of those Southern food staples that can start arguments. There are as many versions as there are mamas. Everyone thinks their mama makes the best. Or she knows where to buy the…