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April 15, 2011

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I'll be the first (who knows, maybe the last hahaha) to leave a comment . . . Stacey, both you and David should know how much it means to me that you like this. I smile a lot in general anyway, but right now my smile is so wide I think it has eaten my face. Thanks, once again! Karen

The Hopkins-dappled menu certainly attracts eye and palate. A clever presentation! I presume the chef must be dapple-delicate about rejecting such hopefuls as spotted-potato and moulded-cheese, consigning such directly to the dazzling firecoals.

Oh yes, of course the chef must have a delicate hand when dealing with such matters. It's astonishing how far from the conscripts of vows of poverty this recipe takes one - the best brindled cows go for a pretty penny, and they have not named those chanterelles 'golden' for nothing.

Which reminds me, have you seen the new website 'Gilt (hahaha just missed the letter typing and wrote 'Silt' which would have been so very wrong) Taste' - Ruth Reichl's new online magazine? A good place to find poetic recipe ingredients. :)

I was right: this is brilliant. Thank you, Karen, and let's have more such "translations," please. -- DL

When I was very young, under ten years old, I had a nickname for myself - it resided solely in my mind, and was to be pulled out and used as a sarcastic scolding when I'd done something embarrassing or idiotic. "Okay Miss Brilliant, now what?" was the phrase.

Ever since then, the word 'brilliant' has held a lurking edge of dubious fear to my ears.

Thank you, David - you've added a new and different layer of meaning to the word - it's now shinier and seems to have a hint of delicious-fresh-apple scent. :)

I'd be happy to send along more translations. Thanks, again -
Karen

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