Massively unknown old Swedish proverb: The man who says he doesn’t want to be served a snack on a Scandinavian Airlines flight in 1969 is a liar…

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Saffransbröd and When Sweden Rocked the Surfing World

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Swedish Dessert SAFFRANSBRÖD INGREDIENTS 2¼ teaspoons yeast ⅓ cup warm water 1 cup milk ½ cup butter ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar (½ cup more later) ½ teaspoon (1 gram) saffron threads ⅓ cup […]

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Ethiopian Beef Stew and Glee Clubs

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Ethiopian Entree SIGA WAT (beef stew) INGREDIENTS 1½ pounds, chuck or other cut of beef 4 garlic cloves 2 onions 3 tablespoons ghee or vegetable oil 1½ cups water 2 tablespoons Berbere spice mix 1 […]

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Lamb Stew and Rhyming Rebels

Western Saharan Entree LAMB STEW (Mreifisa) INGREDIENTS – BREAD 4 cups flour (1 additional tablespoon later) 1½ cup water ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon flour INGREDIENTS – STEW 1 pound lamb 2 garlic cloves 2 […]

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Hasselback Potatoes and the Secret to Peace

Swedish Entree HASSELBACK POTATOES INGREDIENTS 10 tablespoons butter (5 tablespoons for casserole dish. 5 tablespoons to spoon over potatoes.) 10 small potatoes 1 teaspoon dill 1 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons grated Våsterbotten or Parmesan cheese […]

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Swedish Christmas Goat Burned Down for 27th Time

After the 26th time I would have questioned the practicality of building a giant, flammable goat again:

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Carrot Cake, Burritos, and the Russian Revolution

American Dessert CARROT CAKE INGREDIENTS – MAIN 4 eggs 1⅓ cups sugar ⅔ cup light brown sugar 3 cups shredded carrots 1 cup vegetable oil ¼ teaspoon allspice 2 teaspoons cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ginger ¼ […]

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Danish Egg Cake and Rabbit-Jumping Contests

Danish Entree EGG CAKE (æggekage) INGREDIENTS 12 ounces bacon 1/2 small onion ¼ cup fresh basil 8 eggs ¼ cup flour 1½ cups milk ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt no-stick spray SPECIAL UTENSILS electric […]

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