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Mulled wine (Glögg)

A hot drink based from wine. Traditionally consumed in Austria (Glühwein), Germany, Britain and the Scandinavian countries, on Christmas bazaars and festivities that are held outdoors. Don’t buy a very expensive wine for the drink, it’s not necessary, but don’t use too poor or cheap also. It’s important when heating not to bring the wine to a boil or...
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Corn with Herbs and Parmesan

Another tasty take on a summer classic! Instead of boiled corn you can use corn cooked on the grill. Don’t forget just before grilling to soak the corn unshucked in cold water for 10-15 minutes. Grill or boil until tender, about 15 min. It will be sweet and juicy on the cob. Read more

Tarte Tatin with apples

The famous French apple pie. Tarte Tatin is an upside-down tart in which the fruit (usually apples) are caramelized in butter and sugar before the tart is baked. Tarte Tatin can also be made with pears, peaches, pineapple, tomatoes, other fruit, or vegetables, such as onion. (more…)...
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Strawberry Rhubarb Summer Drink

Now is the season for ripe strawberries and rhubarb and with these you can make a refreshing lemonade. This sweet and sour strawberry rhubarb drink is easy to make and refreshing for hot days. My kids love it! And for an adult party or a picnic with friends, you can add a little rum or tequila. CHEERS! Read more

Baked Salmon

This salmon can be cooked on the grill in foil as well as in the oven in parchment paper. You can use a cedar board soaked in water for 4-8 hours instead of foil. Different herbs can be used depending on your taste, such as rosemary, marjoram, oregano, thyme, tarragon, sage, basil, or lemon grass. The sauce is aromatic...
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Paella with Chicken and Chorizo

Paella is a national of Spain, particularly in the Valencia area, made of rice, saffron, and additionally seafood, chicken, vegetables and sausages. Traditionally paella is served on Sundays or on March 19 which is St. Joseph Day. There are several versions of the origins of this dish, the first derives from the Latin word "patella" which translates to pan....
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