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Bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with blue cheese

A couple of years ago, I thought I had a stroke of brilliance when I decided to stuff some dates with blue cheese, wrap them with bacon, and broil them. Bacon-wrapped dates…good, but nothing new. Stuffed with blue cheese on the other hand, particularly good. So I rushed to the computer to look it up […]

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White beans with tapenade and marinated artichokes

This is absolutely one of the easiest, fastest, and most versatile things I have ever made. It is definitely going in my have-it-in-the-pantry-for-emergencies recipe file. There are essentially 4 ingredients (3 if you decide to leave out the sausage). It will take you less than 5 minutes to make it and the ingredients can all […]

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Äggets dag – egg day and hard-boiled eggs with dill mayonnaise, shrimp, and caviar

World Egg Day was established by the International Egg Commission in 1996 and is celebrated on the second Friday in October. In Swedish it’s called Äggets Dag (EH-guts dahg) and I thought it was a nice opportunity to highlight the use of eggs in some classic Swedish recipes, as well as present a very simple appetizer.

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Waffles + The Annunciation = Waffle Day

March 25th is Waffle Day in Sweden and it coincides with Marie bebådelsedag, or the day of The Annunciation. Why? Largely because of variations in the Swedish dialect.

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Fiskehoddarna & varmrökt lax with romsås

Fish huts & warm-smoked salmon with caviar sauce One of the first places I visited after moving to Malmö was the fiskehoddarna (fish huts) next to the Tekniska Museet and Sjöfartsmuseet (Technical Museum and Seafaring Museum). They are a charming row of historic fishing huts that were moved to this location in 1956 when the once […]

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