My carrots are on their last legs. I purchased them on sale, reduced in price, destined for the bin. My beets are alive and doing fine. They probably didn’t know that they soon would be joined together with my last leg carrots! Beet and carrot soup is on the menu for today. My co-workers will have guessed it before I say anything. “Beets on the … Continue reading Last Legs Carrot and Beet Soup
Here’s a trip for the person who likes to combine swimming with mountain fun. The high Mountain Lake, Akvavit, is a gem of a lake located in the jeweled crown of the Northern Alps. You’ll want to take your swimsuit along on this one, but be prepared for an intoxicating experience. Akvavit, is an old name, older than the hills. Some sources say that it … Continue reading Swimming in the intoxicating lake, Akvavit
When I announced that I had 3-bean chili with me today, my colleague at work asked, “BEANS! How am I going to deal with that today? Beans are so misunderstood. I grew up in Southern California, home of Mexican Food which by the way does contain beans! We were always eating beans of some sort. My Father liked his Chili con carne (there was no … Continue reading I knew it, 3-bean chili reception at work.
Today I have an excess of beans. You might also have that problem at home? I cooked up a whole pot of Chick Peas, and one of Black-Eyed Beans to use in soup. I still have a whole slew of them leftover, which reminded me of 3-Bean Chili. I used the first recipe, I found, after typing 3 bean and veg—. It didn’t need to … Continue reading 3-Bean Chili, a Conversation Piece
I know the word, Bakery. English. Bageri in Danish. In German Bäckerei. I am on foot, on the Greek Island of Zakynthos. I am looking for a Bakery. Kalimera means Good Morning. I say it to some Greeks as I pass, “Kalimera”. They reply “Mera”. No everyone speaks English, even though I am in a place with a lot of tourists. “Bakery”. “Where is the … Continue reading I am looking for a Bakery in Greece
Well, Mr Frost has finally decided to pay Denmark a visit, here late in November. It could be my Canadian Connection, cranny.wordpress.com, had something to do with it, but he has been here judging by the whitish rooftops in our neighborhood. According to the Weather Bureau, his visit might just be short-lived as a warm front is heading towards us in the coming week. The … Continue reading Mr Frost Pays Denmark a Visit
I didn’t believe it until I saw it. The Upside Down Caves in the heart of the Danish Alps really do exist! Yet another success for the Danish Alps. A real spelunkers paradise. I’ve never spelunked myself, but I’m told that once you try it, you’ll never want to stop doing it. I planned my trip one August day when the sun was shining and … Continue reading The Upside-Down Caves