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Swiss Raclette Dinner

Raclette season begins usually when the temperatures in Switzerland begin to drop. The first frost, the first snow encourage the thought of a nice warm Raclette meal fills your head. Raclette is a most wonderful dish.  It originated in both the French region of Switzerland and in the high altitudes of the French Alps. This …

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Savory Bacon Gruyere Bread

A Savory Delight Savory Bacon Gruyere Bread, a French delight that makes the perfect snack, or brunch addition to any menu. A savory is a snack that has a salty, pungent taste, thus the opposite to sweet. You’ll usually find that a savory treat is a good accompaniment to a tea, coffee, brunch, or a …

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Lemon Cake

I pulled this Lemon Cake “Zitronenkuchen” recipe from a local Swiss cookbook. Just one look and I knew this cake would be a delicious, lemony experience. France, Italy and Germany, the countries that border Switzerland, and too, share the love of lemons. Swiss folks often put lemon zest in their cookies, the French love to …

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