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Jul 10 2015

Not sure “organic” really benefits gin


Dr. Darling and I try to buy organically-produced and fair-trade products whenever possible, and in the case of grass-fed and free-range meat, when it’s not prohibitively expensive. In most cases, in addition to being healthier, the organic stuff just tastes better. But we recently discovered that this is not necessarily the case with my spirit …

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Jul 05 2009

Sweet, cloud-covered relief


I seem to lament annually on the challenges of being an expat on the 4th of July.  There’s just no way to create even a reasonable facsimile of this most American of holidays here among the Vikings. And for me, it’s doubly tough to be so far away from home on Independence Day because it’s …

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