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Sweden...Land Of The Midnight Sun

These are some photos from prior trips taken in Gothenburg and Stockholm.

Well folks I'm off to Sweden, the land of the Midnight Sun. I will try to post via the Go.Blogger and Blackberry route(nix that, way to expensive with international roaming charges) or my friends computer.If not I will have a full recap of my adventures when I return. I plan to meet up with two fellow Daring Bakers in Stockholm and look forward to getting to know them. The rest of the week will be occupied with moving into Certain Someones summer house and a wedding.See ya when I get back.
We all love contests and chances to win free stuff!How apropos Sweden,Salmon,Salmon,Sweden..... Check this out:
Please submit your best salmon recipe to by Friday, June 20, 2008. Salmon should be the star of the dish, but the recipe can incorporate any variety of salmon—fresh, frozen, smoked, canned, pickled, etc.
The creator of the winning recipe will receive three separate 5 lb. shipments of wild salmon fillets (15 lbs. total); one in July, August, and September, 2008, on the date of the winner’s choosing. Each shipment will contain a different type of wild salmon, varying by species and river origin.
The winning recipe will be judged by the staff on deliciousness and originality. Please only enter a recipe that can be created in a home (vs. professional) kitchen.
Results will be announced on Wednesday, June 25.

I submitted mine! Good Luck and see/read you when I get back.

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Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

I'd love to visit Sweden! Have lots of fun there!



Jen of A2eatwrite said...

Oh, I'm so jealous, but happy for YOU. ;-)

Give the land of the Midnight Sun a hug for me, and blow a kiss for me in the direction of Stockholm, where my Swedish daughter is.


Mary said...

Have a great trip!

Swati: Sugarcraft India said...

Enjoy yourself Glamah!!

kellypea said...

You globe trotter, you! Enjoy yourself and good luck with your entry to the salmon contest!

~~Louise~~ said...

Hi Courtney,

Bon Voyagee..

Have a wonderful trip. Perhaps, you will get to join in the National Day festivities! Enjoy:)

Thanks for the tip on the Salmon contest.

Emiline said...

Have a nice time in Sweden. Can't wait to hear your report of the trip.

giz said...

Have ana incredible time - I'm sooo jealous - I'm originally from Sweden and dieing to go back.

Hendersonville Epicurean said...

Have a GREAT trip and summer! Hope you are able to blog from over there. I'll miss your posts if not.

Post some photos if you can.

Anonymous said...

Have a fun and safe trip sweety! Don't forget to write! :)

Proud Italian Cook said...

Take lots of pictures for us, please! Have a great time! Sounds wonderful!

Simply...Gluten-free said...

OK, I'm jealous! Have a great trip.

The Caked Crusader said...

Have a great trip! I've just bought a book of Swedish cake and biscuit recipes...all I can say is I think you're not going to be short of yummy things to eat!

joanne at frutto della passione said...

Hope you have a wonderful time and lots of wonderful meals!!!

Luca&Sabrina said...

We love all the North Europe countries, we have never visited Sweden yet, but it's one of our dream! Maybe one day....
A tender hug

Dhanggit said...

i'd love to visit sweden too someday!! have fun and cant wait to see your posts on this trip!!

Núria said...

Wooooooowwwwwweeeee!!! Holiday time :D Aaaawwwh, I love Sweeden! I was there with a Blond tall Sweedish Beauty when I was so young!! Visited Stockholm and Malmö.
Enjoy yourself, have fun and be happy :D
Thanks for the salmon tip :D

Luca&Sabrina said...

What a pity!!! We're so sad about the salmon recipe competition.......we'd like to partecipate but we have just read that it is reserved to those that are US residents.
What do you think, does it is possible to submit our recipe being out of competition, just for fun and our satisftaction?

Rosie said...

Have a most wonderful trip :)

Rosie x

Gabi said...

You're so lucky! Have fun- can't wait to read all about it!!!
Come back safely too!

Heather said...

Bon voyage! Have some aquavit and gravlax!

Deborah said...

I hope you have a great time - I'm so jealous!

Nikki Miller-Ka said...

I've tagged you for a meme.
Participate if you like!