The French idiom filer un mauvais coton translates literally to, "spinning a bad thread." The word coton actually means cotton, but is understood as thread. A French-to-French definition of the expression is se laisser aller, which means to let oneself go. Here are some French-to-English translations of filer un mauvais coton: to be heading for trouble; to be going downhill; to be in a bad way; to be going to pot.
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Chef’s At-Home Thanksgiving Dinner — November 25, 2021
Chef's At-Home Thanksgiving Dinner*: First CourseLocal Squash Soup. Truffle cream, toasted hazelnuts. Second Course Baby Spinach Salad. Roquefort cheese, caramelized pears, walnut dressing, toasted pecans. Main CourseOrganic Turkey Roulade. Turkey breast wrapped in bacon, cornbread stuffing, chestnut & apple cider jus, home-made cranberry sauce from Bishop's Orchards. Served with potato gratin, Brussels sprouts, fricassee of Seacoast Farm mushrooms. Dessert Caramelized Bishop's Orchards Apple Tart. Mascarpone vanilla… Continue reading Chef’s At-Home Thanksgiving Dinner — November 25, 2021