Tag Archives: pate

Have Feast, Will Travel

I recently asked a group of friends to help me pin down a secular, psychological, or philosophical equivalent to the term `grace’ as it is sometimes used in a religious context, describing the experience in which a person feels that … Continue reading

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The Salt Cure: Plain, Savory, and a Fine Paté

This month’s Charcutepalooza challenge involved dry salt curing, and I had a number of projects in mind.  I knew that I needed to start another guanciale because I was halfway finished eating the first one I’d made back in December, … Continue reading

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