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Upon finishing the Rivals of Versailles by Sally Christie, two thoughts crossed my mind:
- OMG THAT WAS SO GOOD!
- Crap! I forgot to write down the food that was mentioned throughout the novel for my fictional food post.
Perhaps it was for the best because I think I recall reading about some jams or meats seared in other meat fats, neither of which I particularly wanted to experiment with. (Oh, also they ate a lot of asparagus in this book, which can be delicious, but doesn’t really make an enticing blog post).