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By: vinmonopolet

[...] grocery store with my... a government monopoly on alcohol (Vinmonopolet = The Wine Monopoly)...Friendly winter break with gastronomic delightFood, Winter Add comments. We are just home from 5 days in our vacation home in Sweden... store (in [...]

By: claudie

This was a very nice break in Mariestad. Yes begin to know the famous and beautiful China. I love seafood. It makes a long time since i haven't eat a so marvelous seafood dinner. In fact since I was in Bretagne in France. Seafood here is so expensive. Show More Summary

By: Betty C.

Hey -- I just read a whole article in "Elle à Table" about Norway and Norwegian cuisine and thought about you! They talked about reindeer steak and fermented fish. Of course I know you were in Sweden but I do think there are some similarities. I agree about TV. Show More Summary

By: aka R'acquel

Delicious candy for my eyes that are feeling so burnt out today from a heavy workload. The reindeer meat caught my attention too, but perhaps it's no different to something like kangaroo & crocodile over here or something like eating a zebra in another country! :D

By: carlotta

hi renny! it's been quite some time since i visited you. glad to know you're enjoying the winter break! :D as usual, you treated all of us readers to a gastronomic feast even just through pictures. the food looks really great and that reindeer steak does sound interesting. Show More Summary

By: A.

There is nothing like a friendly winter break! It sounds like a wonderful occasion, wonderful food, wonderful company. And the champagne provides the froth on top!! :) I do envy the artistic skills of Diane and Anna - I so wish I could do that!

By: Diane

I thought I had commented days ago...but I must have read about all this wonderful food and champagne...and then had to rush to the kitchen for something to eat :-) Quite wonderful. Are Lingonberries anything like Cloudberries? I had some cloudberry liqueur once and it was SO delicious, but I have never seen it since. I think mine was brought back from Finland...

By: ghee

OMG!!!!!!!!what a delightful vacation with Tor and Anna??thats great!!why are you guys so far away from me?? gee,i really love those sea food and now,im drooling here!!in the middle of the night!LOL! howve you been Renny?Sorry I am so busy recently and cant log in much.But I dont forget you,a matter of fact,I have a great tag for you. :) Pls click here hugs, ghee

By: Mar

You sure know how to have a good time and enjoy life, that's wonderful!! :) I didn't have to wait to be 60 yo to have 6 weeks vacation in Germany, I had them when I worked there and I was 30!!

By: laketrees

the food looks so delicious Renny !!! reindeer steak.....wow...that would be different and here I was thinking Kangaroo steak was unusual (I have never tried it !)...so I can't tell you what it tastes like :) sounds like you had a wonderful time....and I do hope that you and Diane won't have to diet after all that wonderful cuisine :)

By: Indian Girl

Social networking helps to stay connected with your friends and knows all the updates about your loved ones

By: Zhu

I always find it so cute when you guys both blog on the same subject, just hours apart! You are connected, indeed! :-)

By: claudie

I am late with techny but I hope to learn a lot about if only we can have 5 minutes during the Oslo Blog Gathering and Diane and you you'll teach me a little and show me the possibilities of the nokia X6 in the reality!!!

By: Ginnie

When both spouses like digital toys, that's got to be a plus, Renny. I'm not as bad as Vagabonde but not as trendy as you and Diane...somewhere in the middle. Can you imagine what kids will be using 25 years from now?! They'll probably have chips in their brain!

By: Ben H.

Looks like a fun new phone. I don't know how I would stay in contact with my family if we didn't have technology.

By: Michele

This is the sweetest post ever, Renny. The best part is that you make clear that you love your beautiful, smart wife even more than you love your Wifi technology. I think some people have a hard time choosing nowadays! ;-) It's time for me to update my 2006 Nokia phone, so this post is very interesting to me. Perhaps we can all compare our new gadgets at BlogFest! See you then!

By: claudie

That looks so yummy and healthy!!! I will try the recipe!!! I can't wait to taste the sauce!!!!

By: Betty C.

Looks delicious and I absolutely love the place settings!

By: DianeCA

Very good documentation of the process, and yummy pictures. I am sorry I missed that dinner but glad you had a good time!

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