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Räkmacka, Swedish Shrimp Sandwich

Räkmacka is a popular Swedish open faced shrimp sandwich. I usually order it every time when we go to IKEA, it’s a light, fresh and very tasty sandwich. You can use any type of bread but usually this sandwich uses rye bread and makes it much tastier. Either way it’s best to use a hearty bread that can hold heavy shrimp, eggs...
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Tzatziki

Tzatziki is a classical Greek yogurt and cucumber sauce. If you don’t have  Greek yogurt, take 1 cup plain yogurt with no additives, strain it and mix with 200 g of sour cream. Also use small or medium cucumbers, preferably without large seeds. This sauce is great to serve with pita bread, fresh vegetables, meat or fish....
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Mushrooms with Bell Pepper

Mushroom and pepper appetizer, can be served both hot or cold. You can use champignons or baby bella mushrooms like I used here. If you cook this appetizer in a large quantity, you can store it for 2-3 days in jars in the refrigerator....
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Potatoes with Dill and Garlic

This is one of my favorite childhood summer recipes for new potatoes. If the potatoes are small, then cook them whole, if a little bigger, then cut them into 2-4 parts. Of course you can use a regular potatoes too, its still good but new potatoes are so good! These go good with other appetizers like Read more

Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

In August when there are a lot of different vegetables in my garden, I like to cook easy and quick dishes such as salads or simple appetizers. But usually I have too many tomatoes and cucumbers which are not possible to use it all at once, so I can them for the fall-winter. For example, Read more

Russian Sandwich with Herring

Excellent Russian sandwich with herring. This appetizer looks great on the table (but they won't last long, especially for men with vodka:)) You can make a canape by putting the herring onto a small piece of bread (in the store they sell rye bread in the form of squares). Instead of herring, you can substitute salted trout...
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