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Show Off Your Buns

Tuesday February 24, 2009
Yesterday, the Monday preceding Ash Wednesday, marked a special day in Iceland. On Bolludagur, Buns Day, Icelanders enjoy decadent cream-filled pastries. Recipes differ. Some are made with yeast like Swedish ... Read More

Death by Pancake

Sunday February 22, 2009
My father-in-law, bless him, had all of two dishes in his cooking repertoire. His homemade spaghetti was to die for. His pancakes were not. If I approached his breakfast table ... Read More

Salmon: the LOVE fish

Friday February 13, 2009
Why is it that the most romantic dinners always involve salmon? I had to laugh today when I read Chef John Mitzewich's wonderfully romantic Valentine's Day blog, for it brought back ... Read More

Pancakes for Pennies

Tuesday February 10, 2009
Few cultures take their pancakes as seriously as the Scandinavians. Pancakes are the ultimate in frugal comfort food, taking very little fuel or time to prepare (a factor in Iceland, ... Read More

Chicken Danablu

Thursday February 5, 2009
Need an easy, quick, yet elegant dinner idea for Valentine's Day next week? Send the kids to Mormor's (Grandma's) for a sleepover before preparing this Scandinavian version of traditional chicken ... Read More

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