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    The Fond or La Fonda?

    Fond!  What is “fond” and has  anyone ever heard of it before?  Well I can assure you I had not ever heard that term until my American Regional class.  In fact, the first time I heard chef say, “don’t burn the fond”, my first thought was of “LaFonda” in Napoleon Dynamite.  Couldn’t help but chuckle to myself when I pictured trying  not to burn her.  And why would anyone would want to burn her!  Hmm.  Well, maybe you didn’t need to know all that but sometimes I just need to share. So what exactly is “fond”?  The technical term may be “fond” but that is only because “gold” was already taken. …