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Cucumber Salad Recipe With Fresh Herbs

Pick Fresh Cookbook (Oxmoor House, 2013) offers readers all they need to choose the best produce from any season, whether they shop at the farmer’s market or their local big store. This Cucumber Salad Recipe, excerpted from "Vegetables," uses fresh herbs to produce a crisp, refreshing ...

Farro Salad Recipe With Fresh Watermelon and Summer Peas

Pick Fresh Cookbook (Oxmoor House, 2013) offers readers all they need to choose the best produce from any season, whether they shop at the farmer’s market or their local big store. This Farro Salad Recipe, excerpted from "Fruits," brings together the fresh tastes of watermelon and summer peas ...

A Yearning for Land

I’m excited to have the opportunity to blog about our farming experience on Capper’s Farmer. Our story is different in that we live both in the city and on the farm. Also, we started our adventure when we were in our sixties, when most people are retiring from their jobs. Let’s become ...

The Joy of Sledding

As a youngster in North Dakota, I loved autumn: cool days, rustling of corn standing ready to be harvested, the brilliant colors on the trees. I know that anticipation caused a large part of my autumnal joy. As those pumpkins turned orange in the garden and leaves were raked into huge piles and ...

Christmas Ginger Cookies Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE:Make Scandinavian Buffet Food at HomeChristmas Ginger Cookies Recipe1 cup softened butter1 1/2 cups sugar1 egg1 1/2 tablespoons grated orange peel2 tablespoons dark corn syrup1 tablespoon water3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking soda2 teaspoons cinnamon1 teaspoon ...

Easy Swedish Sausage Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE:Make Scandinavian Buffet Food at HomeEasy Swedish Sausage Recipe1 pound ground beef1 pound ground pork3 or 4 boiled and mashed cold potatoes3 teaspoons salt1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon ground ginger7 fluid ounces milk1 tablespoon potato ...

Finnish Beef Meatballs Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE:Make Scandinavian Buffet Food at HomeFinnish Beef Meatballs Recipe3/4 cup soft breadcrumbs1 cup light cream or milk, divided1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef, divided1 onion, minced1 egg, slightly beaten1 1/2 teaspoons salt1/2 teaspoon ground allspice2 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons ...

Boiled Potatoes Recipe Browned in Sugar

MAIN ARTICLE:Make Scandinavian Buffet Food at HomeBoiled Potatoes Recipe Browned in Sugar2 pounds white potatoes4 tablespoons butter1/2 cup sugarSelect new potatoes, preferably small in size. If large, they should be cut in even pieces. Peel and boil.Brown the butter over low heat in a ...

Danish Rice Pudding Recipe

During the Julbord, an almond is traditionally hidden in the bowl of rice pudding, and the diner who finds it receives a small prize or is recognized for having good luck.MAIN ARTICLE:Make Scandinavian Buffet Food at HomeDanish Rice Pudding Recipe1 cup rice, uncooked4 cups milk1 1/2 to 2 ...

Finnish Turnip Casserole Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE:Make Scandinavian Buffet Food at HomeFinnish Turnip Casserole Recipe2 medium-sized turnips, peeled and slicedBoiling, lightly salted water1 cup dry breadcrumbs, divided1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon nutmeg3 tablespoons light corn syrup1/2 cup cream or half-and-half2 large eggs, beaten4 ...

Finnish Potato Salad Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE:Make Scandinavian Buffet Food at HomeFinnish Potato Salad Recipe3 pounds potatoes2 cups mayonnaise1/2 cup Dijon-style mustard1/2 cup red wine vinegar4 large scallions, sliced1 large carrot, scraped, shredded1 large rib of celery, finely dicedSalt and ground black pepper to taste8 ...

Danish Braised Red Cabbage Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE:Make Scandinavian Buffet Food at HomeDanish Braised Red Cabbage Recipe1 medium-sized head red cabbage4 tablespoons margarine (or butter)1 tablespoon sugar1 teaspoon salt1/3 cup water1/3 cup white vinegar1/4 cup currant jelly2 tablespoons grated appleClean cabbage, removing the ...

Danish Onion and Beet Salad Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE:Make Scandinavian Buffet Food at HomeDanish Onion and Beet Salad Recipe2 (20 ounce) cans sliced beets, drained1 medium-sized onion, sliced thinly into ringsDressing:1/4 cup salad oil1/4 cup sugar2 tablespoons vinegar1 teaspoon lemon juice1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon dry mustard1/8 ...

Danish Poached Fish Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE:Make Scandinavian Buffet Food at HomeDanish Poached Fish Recipe1 quart water2 teaspoons salt2 to 3 peppercorns2 tablespoons white vinegar4 whole allspice1 bay leaf2 pounds whole, cleaned cod or haddockThinly sliced cucumber, small tomato wedges, fresh parsley for garnishIn large ...

Make Scandinavian Buffet Food at Home

In colloquial English, the word “smorgasbord” is used to describe “a delightful (if not overwhelming) array of choices,” and rightly so. The true and original meaning of the word relates to the traditional Scandinavian smörgåsbord that originated in Sweden, where myriad dishes were ...

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