Super Bowl

Bring sports bar favorites to your home, just add friends and your favorite game and let the fun begin!

What’s in season

Pomegranates have been enjoyed for thousands of years and are a symbol of hope and abundance in many cultures.

Peking Duck

Peking duck is one of the most famous of Chinese dishes. The duck is rubbed with honey and baked in a special oven, usually served with steamed pancakes (or ‘mandarin’ pancakes), spring onions, cucumber sticks and sweet bean sauce (Tianmianjiang which can be replaced by Hoisin sauce). There are many recipes for Peking duck, some are easy and some are not, which can make it intimidating to prepare.

Need to escape the chill of winter? Warm up your days with these tasty winter dishes!

What’s in season

Try one of these tasty recipe ideas using oranges.

Lemons

If there’s one fruit you should always have on hand, it’s lemons. From their zest to their juice, they enhance so many recipes and make everything a little brighter!

Breakfast

Whether it’s a special occasion, or just the weekend, one of these breakfast ideas will be the best part of waking up!

Slow cooker (crock pot)

Slow cooking allows flavors to steep and blend together. It circulates heat and liquid so food stays moist.

Love my garden

I love gardening so much, it makes my world beautiful. I have a vegetable/herb garden, flower gardens, fruit trees and berries. When I am outside I feel happy, too bad we don’t have nice weather all year but when we do, we are gardening! 😉

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Snapshots from life

Between cooking and photography I actually have a life ))) Take a look at some photos and other things that I have been up to.

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Kartofelniki for dinner tonight!

Kartofelniki with Meat and Mushroom sauce for dinner tonight! Kartofelniki is a Russian, Ukrainian, Belorussian dish, stuffed baked potato patty. You can make them with different toppings such as meat, mushrooms, vegetables and serve with different herbs, sauces or cream, however it is normally served with sour cream. Tasty fried ‘kartofelniki’ can be a side dish to meat, but...
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Mulled wine (Glögg)

A hot drink based from wine. Traditionally consumed in Austria (Glühwein), Germany, Britain and the Scandinavian countries, on Christmas bazaars and festivities that are held outdoors. Don’t buy a very expensive wine for the drink, it’s not necessary, but don’t use too poor or cheap also. It’s important when heating not to bring the wine to a boil or...
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Happy Thanksgiving 2018

I always wanted to try to make a turkey SousVide style for thanksgiving, and finally I have a chance this year! Yesterday we brined it, and today it goes into the SousVide (Different cuts of the turkey have different temperatures and time to cook), then tomorrow we grill them quick for a nice finish. Can’t wait to try this...
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