Cauliflower “Couscous” Salad

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   Memories Awakened While walking through Oli’s neighborhood we came across what looked like a huge parsley plant. Of course curiosity got the better of us and we just had to nibble a leaf. It had a sharp and somewhat … Continue reading

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Tortilla Española (Spanish Omelet)

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 Spanish Anytime Looking for a light summer breakfast, lunch or dinner? Have we got the meal for you – Tortilla Española. You’ll find this Spanish omelet served at room temperature on tapas menus throughout Spain, but you can easily serve … Continue reading

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Summer Salad

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Oli’s yellow tomato plants in the background.  Fun with Words Remember that Volkswagen commercial that invited us to experience Fahrvergnügen? Fahrvergnügen is that untranslatable word that simply means every aspect of enjoying the life out of your Volkswagen. The other day Oli … Continue reading

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Salmon Pâté

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  Celebrating Solstice – Swedish Midsommar Sweden celebrates the sun.  Why not?  It’s cold and dark most of the year, so when summer finally arrives and the sun shines non stop, of course that’s reason to celebrate. The Midsummer celebration in … Continue reading

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Three for an Alfresco Feast

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 Flashback Friday Finally, fantastic weather has arrived.  Truth be told, we are out enjoying the warm sunshine and cool breezes, tending to herb gardens and a few tomato and pepper plants.  There’s also a long overdue landscaping project about to … Continue reading

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Icelandic Kleinur

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    Happy, Happy Neighbors It’s spring in Sweden.  Cherry trees are in full bloom and all’s right with the world. So, the afternoon project was making kleinur.  This recipe is Icelandic and kleinur are probably the second most popular snack after … Continue reading

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Kumquat-Lemon Dipping Sauce

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“By the way Gina, a failure has often turned out to be a success and fantastic products would not exist if there were not someone who made a mistake or experienced a failure.” A recent quote from my dear friend Oli. … Continue reading

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Two Cheese Quiche

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What’s for Dinner? So, one day you open the fridge and find left over cheese and a handful of scallions.  You better use them now or they will go to waste.  Hmmm. . . no, we had pizza delivery last … Continue reading

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