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Dagrún Ása’s Toblerone Chocolate Mousse

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There are few things that I enjoy more than seeing my daughter cook up something in the kitchen. She has developed a nice interest in cooking and is more and more interested in it as time goes by. I love the … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Palmiers (Elephant Ears)

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A Treat for Santa What did you leave for Santa to munch on?  Instead of cookies and milk, we fueled him up on some home made palmiers.  You might know them as elephant ears, butterflies, palm leaf cookies, or French … Continue reading

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Puff Pastry (Pâte Feuilletée)

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Yes, You Can Make Puff Pastry Pssst. . . you want to make puff pastry? Who me? You want ME to make puff pastry? Yes, YOU. It’s not complicated. Way easier than you think. It’s just a folding and rolling … Continue reading

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Warm Smoked Salmon Dinner

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Here We Go . . . Smoking Again We’re on a smoked salmon kick. And why not? You can smoke your own salmon quite inexpensively and it’s far better than store bought. And just think about the oohhs, ahhhs and … Continue reading

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Warm Smoked Salmon

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Warm Smoked Salmon Here’s one more chapter in our home smoking primer. Warm smoked salmon has a different texture from cold smoked salmon. Unlike the cold smoked version, the fillet is thoroughly cooked and has a deeper smokey flavor. But make … Continue reading

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Cold Smoked Salmon

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When I go to the grocery store to buy smoked or cured salmon I always wonder why it is so damned expensive. I can buy a fresh fillet of salmon here in Sweden for about $7.00 a pound but smoked or … Continue reading

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Cauliflower “Couscous” Salad

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   Memories Awakened While walking through Oli’s neighborhood we came across what looked like a huge parsley plant. Of course curiosity got the better of us and we just had to nibble a leaf. It had a sharp and somewhat … Continue reading

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Tortilla Española (Spanish Omelet)

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 Spanish Anytime Looking for a light summer breakfast, lunch or dinner? Have we got the meal for you – Tortilla Española. You’ll find this Spanish omelet served at room temperature on tapas menus throughout Spain, but you can easily serve … Continue reading

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