Category Archives: Food Humor

Happy Birthday! What? Another Year…and Cake! Food Art…

Birthday Celebrations are important in some cultures. In America people have big parties for kids and adults – sometimes even surprise parties! In Holland the person celebrating their birthday gives the party. In Japan, everyone has January 1st as their birthday! Continue reading

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Alan’s Sourdough Gluten Free Bread Experiment – Gluten Free Flour – Covid Baking in Oregon

Alan’s prowess with food experiments is a continuing source of good food for his roommates, one of whom cannot have any wheat flour. By phone Alan told me that he made sourdough starter and what’s entailed in the process. I followed along with great interest. Continue reading

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From Rommegrott, Lutefisk, Lefse Recipes to Ryōkan the Hermit = Mind Traveling

I found this recipe in one of the church cookbooks that I collected long ago and far away. As a laugh, I sent this to my friend Alan, who has some Norwegian ancestry and called me to rave about how his mother made Rommergrott and how they loved it.
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Chicken Stock! Or When Chicken Stock is a Gelatinous Consistency = Surprise! Make Wine Sauce

After the Chicken Stock Recipe from the other day, I took my chicken stock out of the fridge because I had this brilliant inspiration while food shopping that I should make a wine sauce. What’s this?! It’s looks like a … Continue reading

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Candy Shop = “The best Candy Store in the Netherlands”

A day in Edam the Netherlands was a treat. Not only is Edam a very picturesque town, but according to my tour guide, Edam has the best “Snoepwinkel” (candy store) in the Netherlands.  Jos, who grew up in Edam is … Continue reading

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