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You sure about the brains?

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What's a stew without them?!

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May 1·edited May 1Liked by Pat Willard

Where I usually shop I have noticed over the years that fewer and fewer cuts of meat are available. Now mostly just muscle meats. But there is a lot of nutrition in the other parts.. I was once told that liver is "nutritional gold" according to someone at the Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation. www.price-pottenger.org

According to one story "son of a gun" refers to when sailing ships would pull into port. Ladies of the night would come on board and lay under the ship's cannons....

I enjoyed your wonderful story and wish I was there to try the stew!

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Thank you, Cristina! And thank you for ther introduction to the foundation. I' never heard about them and what I've read so far has been truly interesting.

I now have an image in my head of those poor ladies under the cannons.

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May 2Liked by Pat Willard

Imagine the sailors - probably rotten stinkin' from their sea journeys!

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Oh. Good. Lord.!

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Wild! I guess it makes sense that the pioneers didn't waste anything. Did you have trouble finding ingredients? You must have a butcher that you are friendly with. My parents owned a number of large, heavy cast-iron pots. Now I know who we can sell (give) them to!

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It was sort of a all day facinating tour through different neighborhoods where there were predominantly Peruvians and Dominicans, and Blacks. I wrapped everything in a white shopping bag so the household didn't freak out. I'd be surprise if you didn't get a stampede to your door!

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