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Candied Sweet Potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes

You simply couldn’t serve Thanksgiving turkey without candied sweet potatoes or sweet potatoes of some kind. But they are good all winter long and this is a simple great recipe.

Double or triple this recipe and it’s great to serve with turkey or baked ham and goes terrifically with Swedish Christmas ham.

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Marinated Olives

Marinated Olives

Not only do I use these for gifts but I have in my fridge a bottle of these almost all the time. Your friends will love getting a bottle of these around the holidays or really at anytime. These are really as good as any you can buy and are easy to make.

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Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

I wouldn’t say that this is a recipe at all. It’s so simple but tasty and gives you another idea for asparagus. You can roast them without the Parmesan and serve them with a vinaigrette. I wouldn’t say that this is a recipe at all. It’s so simple but tasty and gives you another idea for asparagus.

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New Potatoes Sauteed with Butter, Parsley and Spring Onions

New Potatoes Sauteed with Butter, Parsley & Spring Onions

This is a nice alternative to plain steamed new potatoes. Although fantastic as they are try this for a change with my recipe for Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breasts. Here in the Nordic countries potatoes are almost a religion. Small potatoes are available all year round.

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Red Beet Salad with Feta Cheese

Red Beet Salad with Feta Cheese

This is another of those “it’s not really a recipe”! Sweet beets have a natural affinity with Feta cheese. They taste great together.

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Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

You don’t really need a recipe for mashed potatoes but this recipe is about proportions of butter and milk to potato. You can of course add as much butter as you like. You don’t really need a recipe for mashed potatoes but this recipe is about proportions of butter and milk to potato.

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Sweet Potatoes with Orange Glaze

Sweet Potatoes with Orange Glaze

This is an easy recipe, the original called for the sweet potatoes to be boiled. I only use fresh sweet potatoes and I roast mine, roasting gives them a firmer texture. Avoiding the usual mushy mess you usually get when using canned yams.

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    A Quick Note

    I wanted to take a minute to say that I do try and weigh as many of the ingredients as I can. I think it helps make recipe results more consistent. Of course professional bakers even measure liquids by weight. I don't mind pulling out my little digital scale when I need to.

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    Canapes

    I don't have many canapes here. The ones I share are super quick, Your guests will appreciate the effort.

    A Quick Note

    I wanted to take a minute to say that I do try and weigh as many of the ingredients as I can. I think it helps make recipe results more consistent. Of course, professional bakers even measure liquids by weight. I don't mind pulling out my little digital scale when I need to.
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