Category Archives: Campo

March Madness

Wow, what a month! March has flown by and been extremely busy. In February we had a little bit of downtime because of all the rain, but March has been all sunshine and a full house from beginning to end. … Continue reading

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Mauro the cat

I am backdating this post, as Mauro, the cool cat on the block, died Friday February 28. He got sick probably from something he ate, and I took him to the vet, but he died in the morning anyway. He … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday (and Tuesday…)

I have become a little turned off meat from the meat obsession here in Argentina, even though I was already eating very little meat, just a small piece here and there. On Friday I finished two meatless weeks, had some … Continue reading

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Cats on a Cement Roof Part II

I spent some time in Buenos Aires this week and Gaston, my neighbor, sent me photos of the cats, which I thought was pretty funny. Here they are, hiding from the dogs and probably wanting food: Next, they are trying … Continue reading

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Table for Two

At this estancia, as in many others, meals are often served at one big table where guests mingle and chat and get to know each other. However, not everyone wants that; especially the Argentine guests prefer to sit by themselves. … Continue reading

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Chocolate shortage

We use a LOT of chocolate in the kitchen here. To make brownies, chocolate mousse, cakes with chocolate and dulce de leche, frozen chocolate desserts, chocolate cakes, to decorate the desserts… As you can imagine, we go through chocolate very … Continue reading

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A day in the life of…

Today is a day of records: the hottest day since I came to Argentina (and probably some kind of record for today’s date), the most people we have had in the hotel sleeping – 27, maybe the biggest lunch we … Continue reading

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