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Gran’s Carrot Casserole

As a kid growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, I enjoyed spending one week, just before the new school year began, at my grandmother’s house in Merced. I helped Gran pick peaches off the tree in the backyard … Continue reading

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Jalapeños en Escabeche

Escabeche is typically a Mediterranean cuisine, which generally refers to a dish of poached or fried fish that is marinated in an acidic mixture before serving.

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Hearty Chili Bean Soup (slow cooker)

I first developed this as a chili for the many chili cook-off events in which I used to participate. Our son, Robert, helped serve at the cook-offs. Although the chili never won any awards, it was unique, interesting, and a … Continue reading

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Root Vegetable Bake

Parsnips, rutabagas and the like are common fare in Norway. Although it may be a clumsy play on words, I call this the “back to our roots” recipe. Here’s why. My grandfather’s “grandfather”, Amund Eidsmoe, came to America in 1852 from … Continue reading

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