Chili-Spiced Nuts

One of the things I especially love about this time of year is the food. I love fall-inspired dishes and treats, pretty much anything that includes pumpkin, roasted butternut squash, or salads with dried cranberries and (chili-spiced) toasted nuts, especially pecans. In fact, this recipe would be amazing with just pecans or just walnuts. Something […]

Embracing Autumn

I don’t know what it was but as soon as August 1st arrived, so did a tingle of fall in the air. Suddenly the days seemed to shorten at a quicker pace, and though it has still been quite warm, especially for Sweden this time of year, I’ve noticed a crispness to the breeze and […]

Plum Crazy

An early fall day. Sun shining. Out for a trail run through the woods with a couple of friends. Lunch after on the deck. Perhaps the final day to sit outside without a blanket. A bit chilly but the homemade carrot soup warmed us. Mmmmm. With a yummy arugula, chicken and bean salad on the […]