[Sca-cooks] Happy Bastille Day, everybody!

Susan Lin susanrlin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 07:00:04 PDT 2009

Nothing really planned except sending a couple of e-mails to my French
cousins and my sister in law who lives in Paris.  I'd sing La Marsailles but
I like people too much to inflict that on them.

I will be making a buffalo brisket later today.

Viva la revolution!


On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 6:31 AM, Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius <
adamantius1 at verizon.net> wrote:

> Anybody doing anything in the way of occasion-specific Francophagy (and if
> that word doesn't imply eating French people)? My son informs me that he and
> his friends will be attending a Bastille Day street fair in Tribeca this
> afternoon, which is the first I'm hearing of any real tradition here of
> marking the occasion, unless you count the number of French restaurants that
> make a show of celebrating the day. I gather that the street fair involves a
> lot of fussball and grilled merguez sausage sandwiches. Who knew that this
> is what Parisians did after a hard day of storming the Bastille?
> It seems to me more like a salade Nicoise day than a coq au vin day, which
> is kind of a shame since I've got all the necessaries for coq au vin sitting
> in the kitchen.
> So, anybody knitting sweaters? Firing up Madame Grillotine? Work with me,
> here...
> Adamantius
> "Most men worry about their own bellies, and other people's souls, when we
> all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's bellies."
>                        -- Rabbi Israel Salanter
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