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Recipe Roundup: Winter 2017

Recipe Roundup: Winter 2017

As you might recall, one of my 2017 resolutions was to cook more. I’ve been hard at work on that resolution so far, and I thought it would be fun to share some of what we’ve been eating this winter (not always the healthiest but hey, what is life if you don’t enjoy yourself?). Want an easy way to see most of these recipes? Follow our Pinterest boards! (It’s also a handy way to make sure you don’t miss a…

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Best of 2016

Best of 2016

Hello all, and welcome to our last post of 2016! Despite it being a true dumpster fire of a year on the global level, we actually had a pretty excellent year on the personal one! Since most of what we did was travel, here are some of the stand out experiences of 2016, complete with lots of pictures! Best New Food – Sweet Hands down, this one goes to the trdelnik. A soft pastry wrapped around a stick and rotated…

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The Great Cheddar Taste Off

The Great Cheddar Taste Off

One of the things we missed most after moving to Berlin was a true Wisconsin staple: sharp cheddar cheese. Many of the cheeses here are soft and mild, like gouda, camembert, and butterkäse. So we set ourselves a challenge to find the best sharp cheddar. We collected cheeses from various grocery and specialty stores, and invited over our friends Rachel and David for a blind taste test. Here were the contenders: Cathedral City. One of the most popular cheese brand in…

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The Best Beer Weekend in Belgium

The Best Beer Weekend in Belgium

For our 1 year wedding anniversary last month, my lovely wife surprised me with a weekend beer getaway to Belgium! Belgium is known for having some of the best – and most unique – beer in the world. It’s also known for its chocolate, specifically truffles, waffles, and fries (or frites). Katarina also gave me a book: The World Atlas of Beer. It gives some great insight to beer made all over the world, plus recommendations of what to try. After some research,…

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