Monthly Archives: September 2010

Jewish New Year

So, though it’s a day late, the non-baker got together with some of her friends two nights ago and made a kugel and ate round challah in celebration. The kugel was one of her friend’s recipes. They began by separating … Continue reading

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Brunch in the Netherlands

After a night of partying in Amsterdam, the Baker and the non-baker headed back to Haarlem. But they were hungry and so they stopped into a cafe for brunch. The Baker got a beef carpaccio open-faced sandwich.The non-baker got a … Continue reading

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Dutch Host Kids Make Dinner

That evening, the Baker and the non-baker took the train back to Amsterdam and went to the Dutch Host Son’s apartment that they had been to before. There the Dutch Host Family’s Children (well, four of the five of them) … Continue reading

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Hanging out in Haarlem

The next day, the Baker and the non-baker went shopping in Haarlem with their Dutch Host Mother. Then went into an Albert Hein and several dozen clothing stores. After shopping for a while though, it was time to eat and … Continue reading

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Beach Shack Restaurant Dinner

The next day the Dutch family took the Baker and the non-baker to a local restaurant that one of the hosts’ sons had recommended. The restaurant was especially fun in that the whole thing was set up to look like … Continue reading

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Walking around Amsterdam

So, the baker and the non-baker went walking around Amsterdam with one of their hosts’ sons. He gave them a wonderful tour of the city and in return, they walked the entire thing. It ended up being somewhere upwards of … Continue reading

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And now to the Netherlands

After spending a wonderful few days in Finland, the Baker and the non-baker were off to the Netherlands (Haarlem specifically) to stay with another set of home exchange friends, the Dutch family. Post their arrival, they were a bit hungry … Continue reading

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