“Lost in a Pot” Question & Answers you might be interested in.
1. Q: Where does the name “Lost in a Pot” come from?
A: Well, I (Ron) started cooking many-many years ago. Back when I was a very little boy I loved to stir the pot on the stove and get lost in the smell and beauty of what was cooking. My Grandma (Mormor for my Swedish friends) used to say, “Ronnieray, one-day your’a gunna get lost looking in that pot”. AND, I did get lost and have loved food, cooking and all things about it since.
2. Q: How often will you post?
A: When I’m inspired, our target will be a few posts a month.
3. Q: Can I subscribe and receive an email telling me there is a new post at Lost in a Pot?
A: Absolutely, the sign-up box is in my side bar and at the bottom of each post or just click here .
4. Q: Is my email address safe with you?
A: Of course, we despise spam as much as you. We spend countless time each month dealing with spammers, so we’ll never be one.
5. Q: Can I contact you via email?
A: Yes, via our “Contact” [insert link to “contact page] page, which can be found in the menu bar. You can also contact Ron directly at ron at lostinapot.com.
6. Q: How do you pay the costs of running a blog if you don’t have sponsors or adds?
A: We pay it, it’s a hobby, cheaper than golf and less stressful most of the time.
7. Q: Will you ever have advertisings?
A: Life has taught us to “Never Say Never”, so we reserve the right to do so. But, we’ll let you know it’s coming, should it ever happen.
8. Q: Will you ever do “Sponsored posts”?
A: Refer to question number 7’s answer above.
9. Q: But, you have links to commercial sites. Don’t you get paid for that?
A: Nope, when you see a link to a kitchen gadget at Amazon, it’s there for your convenience. We receive no payments of any kind. This is also true of links to food manufacturing companies.
10. Q: What about your links to Wikipedia?
A: We follow Wikipedia’s protocol for linking. “Lost in a Pot” also makes an annual donation to Wikipedia.org.
11. Q: When you have a link on a post to another food blog, are you just doing that so they will link back to you?
A: Nope, when we link to another site, we’re doing it because we like that site and that’s all. “Lost in a Pot” never expects a link back from any site.
12. Q: Do you cook the recipes you post.
A: Every recipe we post has been cooked, tweaked and tasted by us, family, friends and Chloe.
13. Q: Do you shot all your images?
A: Yes, except in those rare cases when we use a public domain image. When we do use an image not shot by us, we will always note and credit it in a post.
14. Q: Ron, what’s in your Camera bag?
A: Go to our “About” page and it’s listed at the end.
15. Q: Why did you guys leave the USA? We get this one all the time.
A: Life is too short to not explore and Eva is Swedish and all her family lives in Sweden.
16. Q: How do you like living in Sweden? Second most ask question.
A: For me (Ron) it’s great.
17. Q: Are taxes and the living cost higher in Sweden than in North America?
A: Yes, taxes and the “cost of living” are high in Sweden. But you get a lot for your buck. Like fantastic medical care for a very low annual cost. You never worry about being taken care of as you grow older (big one for me). Great transportation system and beautiful countryside. Oh, and we mustn’t forget about the meatballs!
18. Q: Where in Sweden are you located?
A: We call Eslöv our home. Eslöv is in the southern part of the province/state of Skåne, which is in the south portion of the country. Curious where we are just click here and Google maps will show you.
19. Q: How far away are you from Copenhagen, Denmark?
A: Five-minute walk to the train station and an hour and one-minute non-stop train ride to the center of the city. It’s an easy day trip.
20. Q: How about Stockholm? Is it close?
A: In my mind, it is. By plane it’s an hour and ten minutes, by train 4.5 hours on the X2000 high-speed train or a little over 6 hours by car.
We hope this gave you some insight into who we are and invoked additional questions. If you have a question just go to our “Contact Us ” page and send us the question. If it’s family friendly, we’ll be back to you in a flash with an answer and a request for us to add it to our list. Also, if you haven’t seen it, check out our “About” page.