Thoughts to Let Simmer

I wish you could smell this. The garlic, the sweet tomatoes, the meatballs, the sauted onion in olive oil. . . . .it's the smell of my childhood in the air. Everything my grandparents had was copper. I remember the giant spaghetti pot being copper and filled with water for pasta. Another giant pot with … Continue reading Thoughts to Let Simmer

Happy St. John’s Day!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9Y_GknY_oM Hooray! One of my favorite holidays! I even got married around this time on purpose. I am most familiar with Midsommar in Sweden because we hold a Midsummer Festival in the US (Geneva, IL), celebrating everything Scandinavian- mostly Swedish. To read more about what the Norwegian version, Jonsok, is like click here. Alesund, where … Continue reading Happy St. John’s Day!