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We garden where it’s high and oh so dry…where the deer and the buffalo roam.

Especially for Ed, over at The Slow Cook, here is a photo from last Saturday's mercado in San Sebastian (Donastia in Basque), Spain. The Basque folks revere this beautiful white bean, alubias blancas, and sell them prepackaged with a single fresh tomato and...

I am writing in the lobby of the HOTEL PARMA and am having trouble learning the European keyboard. supr means delete. and i am on a meter which will crack some of you up, knowing how i like to ramble. para mis amigos: ...

Ola! Still in Donastia Spain, or San Sebastian to non-Basques. Weather still lovely. Did I tell you that the sign of good food is the number of servilletas on the floor at the bar? Well, that is what I orginally took...

Ola! From the sunny Bay of Biscaye, Basque Country, Donastia Spain. Spanish is San Sebastian, Basque is Donastia. Have fallen in love withe cafe con leche and the pastellerias on every little block. Especially love the whole notion of pintxos (pronounced peen-chos)...

I came around a corner in a favorite neighborhood yesterday...