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Epic cinnamon buns

In Bakery, Cakes and pies, Cinnamon buns, Kid´s menu, Sweets on January 31, 2011 at 22:40

Epic? You think I might be joking, but I am dead serious. Cut sugar for a whole week to make space in your life for these babies, and prepare for a oh so sweet sugar high… Yup, they´re that good!

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Monday night romance: chicken and vegetable au gratin with wholegrain pasta

In Big dishes, Chicken, Main courses, Pasta on January 24, 2011 at 21:20

Mondays are rough. That´s a fact. Well, let´s cook a nice meal, light some candles and romance it up! (Today, romance is a verb. Since it is Monday and all).

 

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Texas style chili

In Beef, Big dishes, Chili, Main courses, Stew on January 20, 2011 at 18:06

My years spent in Oklahoma have left some marks. Some good, some bad and some ugly. One of the good ones is my love for chili. Real, thick, hearty, hot, Texas style chili.

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Soy and ginger marinated salmon

In Asian, Big dishes, Cilantro, Fish and shellfish, Kid´s menu, Koriander, Main courses, Rice noodles, Salmon on January 16, 2011 at 23:54

Here we go: The first delicious AND healthy meal of the year, minimum effort is needed. 2011: bring it!

May I present to you, the lovely soy and ginger marinated salmon with rice noodles and fresh koriander (aka cilantro).

*Applause*

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Panna cotta with raspberry sauce

In Desserts, Panna cotta, Sweets on January 5, 2011 at 00:18

For some reason I have a preference for creamy, smooth vanilla dessert. Crème brulee is my absolute favorite. Panna cotta and traditional Norwegian caramel pudding fight for second place.

Panna cotta has the added benefit of being quite simple to make. It takes a little time to firm up, but you simply can´t go wrong!

2010 in review – thanks everyone for visiting my blog last year!

In Uncategorized on January 3, 2011 at 23:11

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 4,000 times in 2010. That’s about 10 full 747s.

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Baileys bonbons and other goodies

In Apricot, Baileys, Bonbons, Marsipan, Nuts, Sweets on January 2, 2011 at 15:54

It is January 2nd and time for new year resolutions, less chocolate – more vegetables. But not quite yet.

I made these lovely chocolates, various bonbons, and just have to share them with you!

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