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Lemon Cardamom Kransekake Cookies

These crisp chewy little cookies will be sure to delight on your cookie platter this holiday season. Marrying the fresh tang of lemon, the floral whiff of cardamom, and the sweetness of almonds, Scandinavian kransekake cookies are a unique and … Continue reading

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Mini Lemon Coconut Pavlovas – White Delight for Dîner en Blanc

Elegant in white, these fluffy Lemon Coconut Pavlovas make a delectable statement – a fitting finale for fun or fancy dinners. We attended Dîner en Blanc again last week. A magical and fun evening. The secret location this year was … Continue reading

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Li’l Honey Lemon Fingerling Potatoes – Side Dish or Appetizer – Bet Ya Can’t Eat Just One!

Don’t you just love it when the underdog gets his moment of glory and steals the show? . . . when David beats Goliath, when Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree becomes the stunning centerpiece, . . . when the usually relegated-to-the-side-dish, … Continue reading

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Kransekage, a Danish Wedding Cake

Last fall I was asked to make a wedding cake. The groom was Danish and the bride was Canadian (and had multiple food allergies). The beautiful, traditional kransekage immediately sprung to my mind. It’s a stunning tower of rings. Dense, … Continue reading

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Remedy for a Cold or Flu – Hot Honey Lemon Ginger Tea, Rest, and a Good Book (or Trashy Magazine)

A cup of soothing  Honey Lemon Ginger Tea will help you fight that nasty cold or flu with natural healing ingredients, so you can get back on your feet quickly. Christmas is coming, a few gifts are hidden and waiting … Continue reading

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Shrimp Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing – and a Beautiful Day for Sailing!

A light and lovely shrimp salad with a fresh dill and lemon dressing is the perfect meal for your summer outdoor activities. Pack it along as part of a picnic lunch or serve it as a quick and easy meal … Continue reading

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Homemade Cough Syrup for Colds

This tasty homemade cough syrup will help soothe cold symptoms and is easy to whip up, with only three ingredients! Cough . . . cough. Hack . . .hack. Cough . . . cough . . . cough! ‘Mom, hab … Continue reading

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