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In this second installment of this series, I will ponder the various uses of pesto. Continue reading

In this new series on my blog I will jot down ideas for using up ingredients that almost infallibly end up going bad in my fridge because after having used about half a package I don’t know what to do with the rest. Continue reading

There are people out there sharing their methods for boiling an egg (which is great because I look it up each time I boil one. No kidd’n!) so I just thought I’d share the method for cooking rice as it was taught to me by my mother. Continue reading

Frankfurter Kranz has been a staple of visits to my Grandmother’s house for as long as I can remember.

Actually, I think that my memory is exaggerating a little because it wants to remember more instances of encounters with this beautiful cake than there actually were. But if the tricks my mind plays on me are as delicious as this one I will gladly accept it and associate childhood visits to my Grandma with a cake she may have made only once or twice. Continue reading


Summer = three months-long lethargy due to instant sweat attacks upon the smallest exertion.

The only things to actually do during these months are swimming in cool water and eating ice cream. However, for some reason the powers that be have managed to make these two things all but mutually exclusive. Continue reading

The other day, I stumbled upon this recipe, on the PeTA-website of all places. I am less… um… enthusiastic about being a vegetarian than the people at PeTA, but I found the idea of vegetarian buffalo chicken wings very intriguing. And since Hubby does eat meat but won’t turn up his nose at vegetarian alternatives (on the contrary, really), I thought that putting this recipe to the test in a side-by-side tasting would be fun. Continue reading

The title of this post may be an exaggeration, but that’s actually what this way of preparing a mango always reminds me of.

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