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A Midsummer Night’s Drink

Celebrate midsummer with aquavit! Distilled from grain or potatoes, the savory Scandinavian firewater is primarily flavored with caraway. (image courtesy of Peter Guthrie)

Celebrate the solstice with a refreshing spritzer followed by a Scandinavian feast courtesy of today’s Fresh Picks!

2. Aquavit Spritzer

3. Crispy Rye Crackers

4. Pickled Herring

If you have trouble sourcing Swedish vinegar, seek out any white or rice wine vinegar with an acidity level of 12%.

5. New Potatoes with Dill Butter

6. Gravlax with the Works

7. Strawberries with Cream

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