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How Food Inspires our Purposeless Walks

It's hard to imagine such old beauty, both in the natural sense and in the man-made form.  It was a ...
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Quick Herbed Potatoes

Quick Herbed Potatoes:  cir. 2000 This is a quick update on an old idea.  If you're pressed for time, or ...
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Fresh Ground Meat

The birth of the first meat grinder took place in Germany around 1800. The first grinder was obviously a hand-crank ...
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Swiss Bread: Aargauer Brot

The Aargauer bread is our next post.  It was not an easy bread to find however.  We searched all the ...
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A Turkey With Friends: 2017

Since we had two Thanksgiving celebration's this year, I had 2 different menu options.  I'm not sure why so much ...
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Swiss breakfast

A Swiss breakfast is something I crave.  The tradition was first introduced into my every day life almost 25 years ...
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Samichlaus Bread

Switzerland, like many other European countries have a rich standing tradition with breads. They come in all shapes and sizes, ...
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Swiss Bread: Luzerner Brot

This is the famous lucerne bread or Luzerner Weggen.  This bread has a distinctive look, the only one in fact ...
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Best Places to Visit, in California!

I know, not my typical post, but I have a number of people who I know, that love to visit ...
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Thanksgiving Day Menu

We ordered & picked up our fresh bird from an all organic farm(Wendelinhof) in the neighboring town which raises turkeys ...
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Swiss Bread: Basler Brot

The 'Basler Brot' also called "Basler Laibli" was made popular in the 1940's, but the recipe was first found in ...
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Swiss Bread: Tessiner Brot

Quite possibly, one of my favorite breads!  For my family, this bread is special because it's unlike our normal daily ...
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Swiss Bread: St.Galler Brot

From the bakery Hächler This is one of our family favorites...maybe because my husband came from this canton and it ...
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Brezel

They call this beauty the Brezel, or the beer pretzel.  It's named after the tradition of enjoying this along with ...
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A Table Worth Setting

I'm not sure how often you've told yourself,  "it's not worth setting a nice table" for mealtime,  but I'm here ...
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Swiss Bread: Götzenbrot

From the bakery Beck-Brunner Bread.  This would be the first thing I'd say I would miss if I were to ...
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Fall’s Best Tea

Source:  Me; cir. 2015 This inspiration arrived when I got my first bulb of fresh, fresh ginger. "Tea" I thought.  ...
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The Fall Wrap-Up

It's been a long, joyous season in the garden this year. I've had an abundance of flowers and herbs, along ...
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Red Hot Spicy Oil

Source: Rochelle 2015 The Trinidad Scorpion, The 7 Pot...just a few of the spicy pepper varieties I picked up in ...
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All-Clad is All-Right

I knew when I got married 25 years ago, that I wanted a pot and pan collection to last me ...
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Week’s Inspiration

First week of November, and you expect the pickings from the veg. assortment to be slim.  Instead, when my weekly ...
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Weekly Organic Delivery

Every week I get a beautiful box of fresh vegetables delivered to my doorstep.  It's local, seasonal and most importantly ...
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