Swedish Turkey Meatballs with Lingonberry Dipping Sauce

This Swedish meatball recipe is reminiscent of Stockholm, but I've adapted it for a more casual, healthy meal: using turkey instead of beef and pork and turning lingonberry jam into a sweet and tangy dipping sauce.

Spanish Garlic Chicken – Pollo al Ajillo

Spanish Garlic Chicken, Pollo al Ajillo, is no joke. Bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs are dusted with flour then pan-fried for crispy skin. Then, pour in 2 cups of wine and 10 cloves of sliced garlic and simmer it until it's done.

Brown Rice Pudding with Dried Fruit Compote

Prunes, dates and figs cooked into a jammy fruit compote, sweetened with honey, on top of creamy brown rice pudding? A high-fiber, filling breakfast with a medieval touch.

How To Find A Good, Clean, Budget Hotel

There are good, clean, cheap hotels out there -- it's just a matter of finding them! I use the best part of each travel site to find a budget hotel. First up, Kayak and Trip Advisor.

Trdelník – The Sweetest Street Pastry in Prague

We stood in Prague Central Station, the 3 of us starving after a long afternoon train from Berlin. Then we saw it. Dough baked over an open fire, dressed with nuts and cinnamon -- the Czech sweet pastry trdelnik.

German Rouladen – Beef Rolls with Pan Gravy

I don't know if it's a throwback to childhood Sunday steak dinners or Grandma's Rouladen, but something about the end of the weekend means we should cook something coming from a cow.