Tag Archives: recipes

My Magnificent Salad of the Moment

saladMy mother’s idea of a salad was a floppy lettuce with one sliced tomato and one sliced hard-boiled egg. Salad dressing was mayonnaise and oil. So I like my salads to have plenty of ingredients and per definition no lettuce! Continue reading

I Finally Get It!

image: themoderntog.com

image: themoderntog.com

Why Trump is bat-shit crazy? Why people love him? No.

Pinterest! Continue reading

Coleslaw: Improved

coleslawLate 1960s Australia. My mother adds a recipe to her limited repertoire–she discovers coleslaw. Continue reading

My Dutch-American Red Cabbage Stamppot

rode kool stampot 2We finally got our new stove after having done without for months. Long story, which I’m not going to bore you with. But now we have a stove and the weather is wonderfully wintry. So the first meals I made were stamppots. Continue reading

Five American Foods I Wouldn’t Want to Be Without

 I miss lots of Dutch foods, but here are the top five American foods that make up for them. Continue reading

Mustard Greens Stamppot

I promised a while ago that I would give some stamppot recipes. I know, I know, too many recipes and not enough acerbic social commentary. I’m sure you all really miss it, ha-ha! Continue reading

Aah, Peanut Soup!

Considering you Yankees invented peanut butter and even had a peanut farmer for president, you really don’t use it much. Sure, you eat peanut butter sandwiches with jelly (jam for the Dutch), peanut butter cookies and Reese’s Pieces, but that’s pretty much it.  Continue reading