Category: recipes

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Clementine Spinach Salad

Spice up your Spinach SaladPREP TIME: 15 mins | COOK TIME : 5 mins | TOTAL TIME : 20 mins | SERVINGS : 4 people Salad Ingredients 4 oz Spinach 3/4 cup Bacon 2 Clementine Sectioned 3 oz Pistachio 2 Eggs Hardboiled INSTRUCTIONS Throw two eggs in a pot of water and let water come to a boil. Turn off heat and put lid on your pot to hard boil your egg.Meanwhile, add diced shallots with a little olive oil to a pan over medium … Read More Clementine Spinach Salad

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Cinnamon Scones

A Blustery snowy winter day awaited us this morning. Weather forecasters warned us all last week of the impending snow and cold temperatures. It is brutal out there. Of course, this is the day our snowblower decided to die. Luckily, my dad drove up in this cold on his tractor and did 95% of the driveway for us. Bruce had to shovel out the … Read More Cinnamon Scones

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Creamy Gratin Onions

Every year my dad’s request is pearl onions for Christmas Eve Dinner. Is other request is that they’re like my grandma’s pearl onions. I’ve tried every recipe you can imagine. Finally, success this year. I think they were just really creamy and tasty not sure how much they actually taste like my grandma lo’s. This will be on the menu from now on though. … Read More Creamy Gratin Onions

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Pepparkakor Swedish Spice Cake

It’s almost the season of Ho Ho Ho and cozying up by the fire. So I thought I would share with you the Swedish Pepparkakor Spice Cake. A great cake when you want spice but not a lot of sweet. I dusted mine with powder sugar but a side of homemade whip cream would be perfect too. Celebrate the season with a big cup … Read More Pepparkakor Swedish Spice Cake

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Deep Double Chocolate Morsel

I’m a cookie monster. If there was a most wanted cookie monster list I would be in the top five. I’ve been pretty good and steering clear of the cookies. Doing yoga, eating veggies it was only a matter of time before the whisper of the cookie would creep into my ear. Second day of painting the studio, I broke down and whipped up … Read More Deep Double Chocolate Morsel

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Drömmar Cookies

Drömmar Swedish Dream Cookies Recipes One of our staples for Christmas Ingredients 1 cup Butter 1 ⅛ cup White Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 cups Flour 1 tsp Baker’s Ammonia 1 tsp Salt Instructions Cream butter, sugar and vanilla. Beat in sifted flour, baker’s ammonia and salt Refrigerate for a few hours. Shape into small balls and place on baking sheet with paper … Read More Drömmar Cookies

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Chili Weather

I can’t take total credit for this recipe… I got the idea from a recipe on AllRecipes.com and then worked it a little to fit my needs. I use it with all sorts of variations. I like to roast the jalapeños for a richer flavor. I grow them in my garden and keep them in my freezer which makes handling a bit safer. It’s … Read More Chili Weather

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Peanut Butter Snickers Cheesecake

I was in charge of Labor Day dessert. I had planned on utilizing all of the hickory nuts we have for a hickory cake but the nuts decided not to fall fast enough. The back up plan – I decided to go with the masses and make them happy with chocolate and peanut butter. During my no carb diet a few years back I … Read More Peanut Butter Snickers Cheesecake