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I’ve been told the Ulriksdal Wardhus Julboard is on a list of things you should do before you die. I understand why now. It could just be the only time in my life I get to see a real pig’s head decorated with icing. Or eat this…pickled herring. At least I’m pretty sure that’s what this was. The platters ran the length of a banquet table. There were so many courses. The… Read More

Today I saw an elderly couple, (I’m guessing in their eighties), walking down an icy sidewalk, holding hands, their free hands each holding onto one of a pair of ski poles. I want this to be me someday. That’s why I’m writing this post, sharing some Swedish secrets for healthy living. Starting with råkor, in English, shrimp. Swedes love these little hand peeled crustaceans. They buy them in buckets, floating in brine,… Read More