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  • But even now, 31 years later, I find danger in unexpected places: on the pickled "vegetable" plate that inexplicably includes mango, or in the guest bathroom of a friend who doesn't realize that washing my face with goat's-milk soap might send me to the emergency room.

    An 'Allergy Girl' Comes Out of Her Bubble

  • If desired, split and fill with goat's-milk butter.

    A biscuit worth its weight in goat butter

  • Back in camp that night, we ate elk-port-and-chestnut stew I'd brought from home, along with a salad made from the last lettuce and nasturtiums from Dainis 'summer garden, his bona fide goat's-milk ta, and home-baked bread.

    Seeing the Familiar For the First Time

  • Michael read veterinary textbooks, and Karen decided to learn to make goat's-milk soap after she tried a bar at a goat-cheese workshop and found that it made her skin feel softer and healthier — and after a large batch of her husband's yogurt failed to set.

    Merlot for Snobs

  • He offered bread and goat's-milk cheese, and wrinkled, sweet apples.

    Monk's Hood

  • There would certainly have been more serious words, but just then good grandmother Ingeborg called "supper," and away scampered the hungry little party to their evening meal of brown bread and cream, to which was added, as a treat that night, a bit of goat's-milk cheese.

    St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 5, March, 1878

  • When it was over, and they were about to rise and go forth to discover if there was a café in the town, the waiter-girl appeared with two large dishes, on one of which were green peas in the pod, and on the other goat's-milk cheese.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2 No 4, October, 1862 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • Having provided for his horse, the trooper was now attending to the calls of his own appetite, and doing immense execution on some goat's-milk cheese and excellent white bread, which he moistened by copious draughts of the thick black wine of Navarre.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 361, November, 1845.

  • Here sat seven or eight children eagerly listening to a story told by an older child as she divided the ration of fladbrod, [3] wild strawberries from a small basket of birchbark, and brown goat's-milk cheese.

    Days of the Discoverers

  • Here, three thousand feet and more above the sea -- upon which we looked down between cliff and woodland as through a funnel, and upon the roofs and whitewashed walls of fishing-villages on the edge of the blue -- lived slow, sedate folks, who called their dogs off us and stared upon us as portents and gave us goat's-milk and bread, refusing the coins we proffered.

    Sir John Constantine Memoirs of His Adventures At Home and Abroad and Particularly in the Island of Corsica: Beginning with the Year 1756

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