Enjoy The Nobel Prize Winners Banquet In Stockholm

You most probably will never get a Nobel Prize, but you can dine on the same food served at the awards dinner. Just head to Stockholm. The 2021 Nobel Banquet, celebrating the year’s Nobel laureates, takes place annually on December 10th. Each year’s banquet has a unique gourmet menu with Scandinavian accents. You can view…
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A Dutch Masterpiece Gouda Cheese

[1] A Gouda snack with beer or wine (photos #1 to #7 © A Dutch Masterpiece). [2] Rembrandt’s self-portrait and “Night’s Watch” grace the package of a delicious aged Gouda. [3] Vermeer, a reduced-fat Gouda, also has less salt. Vincent is a Gouda with some flavor notes of Parmesan [4] Frans Hals is an aged…
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Herb-, Fruit- & Spice-Coated Goat Cheese Log Recipes

[1] An “everything” goat cheese log (all photos © Vermont Creamery). [2] Serve any seasoned cheese log on a cheese board, or as an optional add-on to the salad course. You can buy an everything log ready-to-serve from Vermont Creamery, or season your own plain log. [3] One of the 8 varieties of seasonings you…
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Pierogi Party: Set Up A Pierogi Bar For National Pierogi Day

October 8th is National Pierogi Day. Pierogi, dumplings of Central and Eastern European origin, are traditionally stuffed with cheese, fruit, ground meat, mashed potato or sauerkraut. They can be served baked, boiled grilled, fried/sautéed and steamed. They’re typically cooked in butter with sautéed onions. You can make them or buy them. Personally, we eat a…
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Negroni Cocktail Recipe, The World’s #2 Cocktail For National Negroni Week

Plan ahead for weekend cocktails: It’s Negroni Week, celebrated the second week of September. The cocktail, made with gin, Campari and sweet vermouth, was invented at the Bar Cassoni (now the Caffè Cavalli) in Florence, Italy, in 1919. Count Negroni asked for a stronger version of the Americano, a cocktail, dating to the 1860s, also…
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