Monday Meal Review: Netherlands

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THE SCENE The cakes blow in the breeze. Three girls squirm under the clothesline, each watching their slice sway in front of their nose on a long piece of twine. ¬†Every once in a while an overeager child reaches out her hand and grabs for a slice, her eyes fixed on her parents guiltily. Whenever she is caught, giggles gaggle through the air. When the time for the koekhappen comes, we place our hands behind our backs and count off. One. Two. Three. Each child cranes her neck and tries to … [Read more...]

Recipe: Dutch Potato Salad | Huzarensalade

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If I were to make a potato salad, it would not be loaded up with mayo, nor would it be heavy as a brick 0r as fresh as Frankenstein. No. My picnic table would have something far more glorious: I would make this¬†Dutch potato salad. She's full of bright, juicy apples, smoky cubes of ham steak, sweet corn, and tiny, salty gherkin slices. She's an entire meal, surrounded by tender lettuce, hard-boiled eggs, cucumbers, tomatoes, more gherkins, and whatever else you'd like to nibble … [Read more...]