30. 01. 2016

GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE BALLS

These little gluten-free energy balls are great if you are craving for something sweet. They are made without added processed sugar, with the sweetness added from dates, shredded coconut, and dark chocolate. They...

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30. 10. 2014

GOAT CHEESE AND BROCCOLI RABE CROSTINI

It might be that I am petite in stature that I like small bite-size dishes, or perhaps they just taste better to me. I fact, I will never let hors d’oeuvres pass me...

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11. 09. 2014

BACON-WRAPPED DATES STUFFED WITH FETA

Over the years I have tried many variations of bacon-wrapped dates, and they are usually delicious.  But once I tried the version created by my new friend Nate on a birthday celebration trip...

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14. 04. 2014

COCONUT & MARZIPAN MACAROONS

I recently had one of those days where I craved for something sweet and was in the mood to bake. I remembered that I loved eating coconut macaroons (‘kokos toppe’ in Danish) when...

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28. 01. 2014

Twisted cinnamon rolls

These cinnamon rolls are so beautiful and fluffy that I am almost afraid of making them for fear of devouring them too quickly. Luckily, I have some sweet friends and neighbors who like...

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11. 01. 2014

TZATZIKI

This recipe is dedicated to my good friend, Rob, who had never heard or tasted tzatziki until I made it on a group trip to a villa in the South of France. Months...

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21. 11. 2013

GERDA’S AMERICAN DATE CAKE

When I was growing up in Denmark, I didn’t have much extended family nearby. As a result, I considered my parents’ Danish friends as family.  One example is Gerda and Herluf, my unofficial...

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23. 10. 2013

GUACAMOLE

Most people have their own way of making guacamole. Texture is important to me, so I like guacamole a little chunky, making each bite a little different. On the other hand, my husband...

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11. 09. 2013

CANNELLINI BEAN BRUSCHETTA

A lot of my inspirations come from simply trying new foods while eating out. I had a cannellini bean dip similar to the one here at Supper restaurant, which is a nice Italian...

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30. 08. 2013

CHOCOLATE CHIP CAKIES

I came up with the name ‘cakies’ after creating a new recipe for cookies that were thicker in size than conventional cookies. My husband is a big cookie eater and I am more...

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13. 08. 2013

ZUCCHINI, SWEET POTATO & LEEK FRITTERS

Zucchinis are in season right now and will be for another month. Celebrate the zucchini season by making delicious fritters. I added sweet potato in the mix, as they are healthier than white...

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18. 07. 2013

TOASTED GARLIC PARSLEY BREAD WITH MELTED CHEESE

This recipe provides a large portion of great party food, and is very easy to make.  You can make your own variety of stuffing – let your fantasy loose! INGREDIENTS: 1 round loaf...

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27. 06. 2013

How to eat CACAO NIBS

You might not have heard about cacao nibs before, but they are trending in the stores right now because they are very healthy superfood. ‘Nibs’ are essentially the smaller broken up fragments of...

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03. 06. 2013

HEALTHY ZINGY SWEET TREATS

If you have a sweet tooth like me, these little healthy treats will satisfy your cravings. They are pretty easy to make, especially if you have a good blender. If not, they will...

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10. 02. 2013

CINNAMON BUNS

Yum cinnamon buns! They remind of when I was a child in Denmark. I would eat these by unrolling them little by little. This recipe is easy and tasty. It is hard to...

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14. 01. 2013

HUMMUS

Hummus takes practice to make, but homemade hummus is a lot healthier and tastier than the store bought version. I have been the lazy person buying the canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), but I...

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13. 12. 2012

DANISH PEBERNØDDER (“PEPPER NUTS”)

When I was a kid growing up in Denmark these little pepper nuts where a tradition to eat around Christmas. I remember when I was 5 years old we would play a game...

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21. 11. 2012

HOW TO SEED A POMEGRANATE

Have you ever wondered if there is an easier way to remove the seeds of a pomegranate? I just discovered how easy it is. DIRECTIONS: Fill a bowl with water Cut the pomegranate...

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26. 10. 2012

ROSEMARY SPICED MIXED NUTS

My friend Allison ordered a spicy nut mix at the Soho House in New York. I was addicted and completely obsessed with these nuts. The savory, spiciness and the sweetness together are a...

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