• I Quit Being a Vegetarian for a Trip to France - Bastille Day

    4 monthes ago - By The Kitchn

    It started with a tweet. Kate Hill , who ran Kitchen at Camont in Gascony, was taking applicants for a culinary writing residency at her 300-year-old farmhouse retreat in rural southwest France. She wanted someone to come stay in a little blue room, join in Camp Confit, and write their heart out. Sitting in my dim, windowless office where I worked on websites all day, something clicked in my mind. I had to do this.
    The only problem was that I was a vegetarian. I'd slashed most meat from my diet after reading The Jungle in high school. This residency required that I had to go learn all...
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