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Your step-by-step New Year’s Eve Cooking Plan

Your step-by-step New Year’s Eve Cooking Plan

If you’ve been following along with the 2018 always use butter New Year’s Eve menu you know you have a great dinner in front of you. Now all that’s left is to pull it off… But don’t worry! I’m here to help – and over […]

Passion Fruit Gino – Passion Fruit & White Chocolate Fruit Bake

Passion Fruit Gino – Passion Fruit & White Chocolate Fruit Bake

A classic Gino is probably the most common New Year’s Eve dessert in Sweden. Not surprising, as it’s so easy to make and delicious enough to rival the best of them. This Passion Fruit Gino – in essence, a passion fruit & white chocolate fruit […]

Clementine Campari Cocktail

Clementine Campari Cocktail

The Clementine Campari Cocktail is a Christmassy twist on the classic Garibaldi – or Campari Orange Juice – cocktail, with clementine juice instead of orange. A bit sweeter and less acidic than oranges, the clementines complement the Campari perfectly, allowing it to shine while providing […]

Duck a l’Orange – Duck with Orange Sauce

Duck a l’Orange – Duck with Orange Sauce

A take on a classic Duck a l’Orange – Duck with Orange Sauce – these duck breasts are glazed in a deliciously sweet and subtly acidic honey, orange & rosemary sauce. Perfect for impressing your friends at your next dinner party (maybe New Year’s?) and […]

Wine Tuesday #10: What are You Drinking for the Holidays?

Wine Tuesday #10: What are You Drinking for the Holidays?

Not sure what Wine Tuesdays are all about? Check out the story behind Wine Tuesdays!  Welcome to the final Wine Tuesday of 2018! I’ll take a break from these posts over the Holidays and then I plan on being back with a bit of a […]

Honey Balsamic Glazed Gingerbread Spice Meatballs

Honey Balsamic Glazed Gingerbread Spice Meatballs

These Gingerbread Spice Meatballs are a match made in heaven between deliciously tender meatballs and your favorite gingerbread spice – all topped off with the best Honey-Balsamic Glaze. Perfect as an appetizer for a Holiday dinner party or as part of your Christmas Smörgåsbord. Looking […]

Sober Santa Christmas Punch (non-alcoholic)

Sober Santa Christmas Punch (non-alcoholic)

This non-alcoholic Christmas Punch is the perfect choice if you’re skipping the alcohol this Holiday season, but still want a grown-up drink. And if you do want some alcohol in your punch, just add a dash of gin! Looking for something with alcohol? If Champagne‘s […]

Crispy Garlic Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

Crispy Garlic Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

These Crispy Garlic Parmesan Smashed Potatoes are perfectly crispy and indulgently covered in butter & cheese, the best tasty side for steak, duck, chicken or basically anything. I started making smashed potatoes one night when I was tired of all my other go-to dinner party side dishes. […]

Wine Tuesday #9: Desperately Seeking Christmas Cookies

Wine Tuesday #9: Desperately Seeking Christmas Cookies

Not sure what Wine Tuesday is all about? Check out the origin story of Wine Tuesdays! This past week has been my first as self-employed/un-employed/full-time-blogger/not running off to a job in the am. But I’ve been keeping busy, nevertheless, working on the blog and planning […]

Salty & Spicy Candied Walnuts

Salty & Spicy Candied Walnuts

Salty & Spicy Candied Walnuts are a delicious treat, great on their own or as part of a dessert – my favorite is to serve them together with Buttered Cinnamon Apples. They also make an easy DIY gift to bring along to all your holiday parties. […]