Pork belly on every menu in town, bacon turned into jam and infused into bourbon, a mountain of rillettes, cretons
, and porchetta.
, most of whom are so thick they can't tell the difference between Chinese and Filipino, represent no one.
Our ancestors served themselves from this generous natural pantry, preparing the hearty dishes--meat pies (tourtiure, cipaille), baked beans (fuves au lard), cretons
, sugar pie, buckwheat pancakes--that helped them withstand the rigors of daily life.
By way of contrast, New England "Francos" have offered the world their rough culture of tourtieres, cretons
, and boudin, their "heavily accented" French language, beautifully "imperfect" literary figures Jack Kerouac (43) and Grace Metalious and, for the military experts, mainly "grunts" who do not always exemplify a polite conception of professional propriety