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Jenni   

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For some reason the little beastie on the pie crust looks like a turtle or tortoise to me! But I must be hallucinating because that can be right...right?

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judiu   

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For some reason the little beastie on the pie crust looks like a turtle or tortoise to me! But I must be hallucinating because that can be right...right?

That's what I thought at first, too. Then again, a turtle is a pretty familiar First Peoples symbol, and I think that crust might be full of apples and maple syrup :wink:

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For some reason the little beastie on the pie crust looks like a turtle or tortoise to me! But I must be hallucinating because that can be right...right?

Hmmm Turtle Pie... I'm game :shock:

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Anna N   

I think it is tourtière.

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heidih   

Perhaps this photo will point you to the location:

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heidih   

Chris Hennes is right - our next blogger will be coming to us from Philadelphia - but the identity has not been mentioned. We should see an opening post tomorrow morning.

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nolnacs   

Good guess!

For those of you who were speculating, the beastie on the pie is a pig - not a turtle (there might be a turtle appearance later this week though). The pie was one I made for an apple pie competition back when I lived in Chicago. It was a pork and apple pie with the bottom being apple then a layer of applewood smoked bacon and then apple cider braised pork shoulder. Oh, and EatNopales was correct, the pie crust was made with lard - according to my mom's recipe. I have yet to meet the crust that can equal what I can produce with that recipe.

The second image is of Headhouse Square which is a couple of blocks from where I live in Society Hill (a neighborhood in center city Philadelphia) and the location of a farmers market that takes place every Sunday May through December. I procure most of my fruit from there during the summer as well as some vegetables, milk and other tasty things.

The final image is of the antique handcranked meat slicer that I restored a few years back. I'm planning on starting a charcuterie project this week but I don't know if I will have an opportunity to show the slicer in action.

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heidih   

Come join the food adventures of our next blogger nolnacs here.

If you are interested in doing an eGullet food blog, please sent me a note.

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heidih   

I am enjoying our current food blogger nolnacs coming to us from Philadelphia here.

We will be embarking on a new food journey this coming Sunday. Hhmmm....

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kayb   

H'mm. Methinks it's Japan...that appears to be a bullet train....Might it perhaps be Blether?


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Looks more like a standard subway train to me. Bullet train seems to have much smaller windows.

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Blether   

kayb, I'll take a punt myself and guess.. the wonderful Helen. It does look like a Narita-direction train.

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nolnacs   

I'm pretty sure that the sign says Platform 2 in English only which makes me think that it is not Japan.

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The writing behind the sign that identifies the station seems to be in english as well - looks sort of like university or something starting with V.

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