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Cardamom a la Mode

Friday September 30, 2011
Need the perfect topping to crown a hot-out-of-the oven apple cake or pie? Presenting: Cardamom Ice Cream! The cardamom in this homemade ice cream perfectly accentuates the autumn-spiced sweetness ... Read More

Confessions of an Apple Hoarder

Thursday September 29, 2011
For some reason, I find it hard to let fruit that we've grown in our own yard go to waste. I'll ignore a store-bought, non-local, non-seasonal cucumber in the back ... Read More

Brown Casja

Tuesday September 27, 2011
When I think of the old-fashioned dessert, "Brown Betty," with its comforting layers of applesauce and breadcrumbs, I envision pioneer women on the Oregon Trail or in Civil War ... Read More

Cardamom Applesauce

Monday September 26, 2011
When life gives you apples ... make cardamom applesauce! It took me years to venture into making homemade applesauce for my family. I had very vivid memories of how ... Read More

Baked Apple Meringues

Saturday September 24, 2011
For me, baked apples are one of the gifts of autumn, as seasonal as high school football games and falling leaves. I've never thought of them as a particularly ... Read More

Marina Market's Food Sweepstakes

Friday September 23, 2011
Woo Hoo! One of my favorite places to order Scandinavian ingredients for Nordic recipes (and to buy them in person, when I'm visiting Poulsbo, WA) is giving away free food ... Read More

Rye Breadcrumbs

Thursday September 22, 2011
Long a staple of frugal Nordic kitchens where nothing was allowed to go to waste, fresh homemade rye breadcrumbs serve as the "filler" not only for things like meatballs, but ... Read More

Apple Spelt Bread

Thursday September 15, 2011
We recently returned from a rather exciting vacation (don't ask - multiple medical clinics and hospitals were involved, which is why I haven't blogged for a while), to find our ... Read More

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