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Melomakarona (Phoenikia), Honey-Spice, Greek Christmas Cookies)

by Cat, Nov 2008 (Photo, right, from Gourmed.com (1)) Melomakarona (pronounced meh-loh-mah-KAH-roh-nah), also called Phoenikia (pronounced fee-NEEK-yah), is a wonderful honey-dipped spice cookie from Greece. It took me years to learn how to pronounce them, but the name has great rhythm, and … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cookies

by Cat, Sept 2013 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Scandinavian Gingerbread Cake; 2. Gingerbread Cake, with Mustard As a person of Scandinavian heritage, I can attest that Scandinavians (as well as people from the Germanic countries) have a love affair … Continue reading

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Juleglogg – Danish Christmas Mulled Wine

By Cat, Dec 2013 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Julegløgg (Danish Hot Christmas Glogg) These recipes contains alcohol, so should be consumed in moderation. When I was in my 30’s I had an annual Christmas Party around the 15th … Continue reading

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Homemade Tomato Paste

by Cat, Feb 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: Fresh Tomato Paste for Parmigiana Sauce) Mmmm.  Tomato paste is ubiquitous in so much of our cooking, and most of us simply buy those little cans of tomato paste.  But what … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Orange Relish/Sauce

by Cat, Dec 2007 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is a must for holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, instead of canned cranberry sauce or gel. It goes will with fish, poultry, and game. Cranberries are closely related to blueberries … Continue reading

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