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“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire” – the easy way

We know the song, but how often do you make chestnuts? You don’t need an open fire to roast chestnuts, there is a short cut. Consider it. Seriously. They are really tasty with butter & salt. But then again – what doesn’t … Continue reading

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Roasted root vegetables with butternut squash

Fall is in the air – and it is time to add squash and pumpkin to your food. So simple, so colorful and so seasonal. Not to mention super good for you. An all time fall favorite. Potatoes Butternut squash (or other eg. hokkaido … Continue reading

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Rhubarb strawberry dessert with a very cool whip

REPOST from June 2012. Rhubarb season is here and this is good stuff. So this month I am featured in a Danish Magazine called LIV. It’s not really about me though, it’s an insider guide to my Los Angeles. Lots … Continue reading

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Rhubarb vanilla drink

If you don’t know what to do with rhubarbs? Or if you have already had your share of rhubarb pies and crumbles this season, well how about turning the red stalks into an amazing and cooling drink? Rhubarb Vanilla Syrup 1 … Continue reading

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Sesame beef noodle salad

I have been neglecting my blog a bit lately with good reason. A new job! It’s a lot of work and a lot of fun. When everything is new, there is just not that much time left over to be … Continue reading

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Carrot, Chick Pea & Date Salad

This is the first time I publish a post with a photo shot and edited on my phone. A lot of times I end up not posting something really worthy of a post, because I simply don’t have the time … Continue reading

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Halloween spider cake pops

My daughter attended a Halloween party at her school and she had to bring a cake. She searched through Halloween cakes on google images and fell for these spooky spider pops, which originally came from this fun cake pop site. We made a chocolate version. The … Continue reading

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Pumpkin muffins with pepita topping

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Organic canned pumpkin was what I used for these treats. When I read on the nutrition facts on the back of the can that Vitamin A is way up there with 280% per serving (of the daily values, … Continue reading

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Roasted hazelnut chocolate bites

A few things that are good to know. Don’t skip roasting the hazelnuts. Roasting is where the magic happens. The magic that brings out the flavors of gianduja. Use Medjool dates, if you have a choice, because they are moist … Continue reading

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Toasted sesame cabbage salad with miso dressing

It’s time for another of my favorite summer salads. A side that goes  well with most grilled meats and poultry. Even though the salad consists of only three ingredients, you can play with the colors. Choose cone cabbage in red … Continue reading

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