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Midsommarafton Orphans Grill – Expats Banding Together

Midsommar is one of the most important holidays in Sweden, second only to Christmas. Unlike the 2pm sunsets and sub zero temperatures in December, however, the Midsommar celebration is met with warm weather, lush…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
Categories: Meditations | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Roasted Fennel and Anchovies on Rosemary Polenta

Fellow Foodist, Anthony Nicalo invited a houseful of rowdy food lovers to his American Thanksgiving dinner. In preparation for the evening, he slaughtered a 200 lb pig two days prior to feed the hungry guests. We all…

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Posted by: on Saturday, December 5th, 2009
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , | 8 Comments »

Tomato poached eggs on truffled polenta cakes

Lately we’ve been doing all our entertaining over brunch. I think mostly because it’s with couples who also have young kids and this way we can see them, and Lila can play with them. And when I say play, I…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »


It goes without saying that it will rain the day after you take your umbrella out of your purse and by the same token, I should have known that a trendy, tasty Italian restaurant would open up in the culinary dead-zone…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 26th, 2009
Categories: Worship | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Tales of the Leftover Xmas Eve Ham pt.1: Polenta and 3 Mushroom Casserole (with aforementioned ham..)

We had Xmas Eve at our place this year with Jane’s parents, her brother and his wife. Due to factors well beyond our control (insane weather patterns, traffic mayhem & an 18-week-old daughter) we decided to…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 29th, 2008
Categories: Guidance | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »