From the category archives:


Preserving + Pantry = Confit de Foie Gras

January 20, 2013

A tale of many jars begins and ends in a round robin of preserving and Canning-at-Camont. Last September, we made our first batch of Confit de Canard for the 2012 season. 60 Years ago there was water above the stove. That’s the flood mark on the left. When the Confit  de Canard was cooked, processed […]

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Thinking about confit de canard. A seasonal affliction.

January 12, 2013

Winter rolls through Gascony like a fast train: whistling in through December, screeching to a quick stop for January, and then on the rails again by end of February. That’s how I like my winters- short and sweet as a TGV (Train Grande Vitesse). Winter forces Camont to calm down and take a nap as […]

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le weekends at Camont: the friends sessions

May 28, 2012

Remember those special times when Bob and George and Willie got together and jammed all night? Or the Duke dropped by with his entourage for a mid-summer masquerade fest? How about when your favorite friends showed up with a hamper full of goodies for an impromptu pique-nique on the terrace? Put them all together, pop open a […]

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