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Smørrebrød – A Danish Traditional Sandwich

Smørrebrød is a fun word to say and it’s the Danish word for their open faced sandwiches. Now, how did little, old me come to make smørrebrød you ask? Vince and I decided our recent Great 8 Dinner theme would be A Danish Christmas. So, of course, I called upon Vince’s business partner for some tips. Ole is Danish and I figured he would be a good resource. Well, he sent me…

Tangy and Tasty French Apple Cranberry Pie

The holiday season is here, and it’s time for some traditional baking of cookies, breads and pies. Here in our home we love this French Apple Cranberry Pie. It’s a festive, colorful twist on the traditional apple pie, perfect for a Thanksgiving, Christmas or Hanukkah table. This recipe is easy to make using just a single pie crust, some apples, cranberries with seasonings and a scrumptious buttery crumb topping. There’s no need to struggle…

Heavenly Hot Chocolate!

Originally published January 31, 2017 It’s January, it’s cold, it’s raining, and honestly I cannot think of anything that sounds more warm and cozy right now (besides my slippers) than a mug of hot chocolate! When my kiddos were young, I remember they loved to have a big mug of hot chocolate on a rainy day. I was reminded of this when I arrived home earlier this week and was greeted at our neighborhood corner by these…

Pomegranate Avocado Salsa

This Pomegranate Avocado Salsa is my favorite appetizer to make during the Christmas season. I was inspired by a recipe I saw many years ago in Cooking Light magazine, and it has been my “go to” since. My first attraction was the colors of all the ingredients and how I thought together they would make an attractive and colorful addition to any table!  And I knew the flavors together would be a Gr8 combo. The first time I…

Red Cabbage Rødkål

I’ve always loved color! Everyone knows it. The brighter the better! So can you guess what caught my eye with this delicious Red Cabbage Rødkål dish? Yep! You know it! Purple!Rødkål…red cabbage in Danish, is nice and bright, and when cooked, it becomes a gorgeous deep eggplant-ish color! I wonder if that’s why Anna chose me to make Rødkål for her and Vince’s upcoming Great 8 dinner…

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