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Adventures, Cooking, Food Exploring, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Food Exploring :: Creamy Carrot Soup

Over the last few years, I've been on a number of adventures around the world that have opened my eyes and inspired me to think in different ways. A lot of these adventures have inspired valuable lessons that have stuck with me, and others have inspired recipes as well! That gave me the idea to… Continue reading Food Exploring :: Creamy Carrot Soup

Adventures, Food Exploring, Food for Thought

Food Exploring :: Mise en Place

Over the last few years, I've been on a number of adventures around the world that have opened my eyes and inspired me to think in different ways. A lot of these adventures have inspired valuable lessons that have stuck with me, and others have inspired recipes as well! That gave me the idea to… Continue reading Food Exploring :: Mise en Place

Adventures, Big Adventures, Food Exploring

Food Exploring :: Cooking in Guy Savoy’s Kitchen

Over the last few years, I've been on a number of adventures around the world that have opened my eyes and inspired me to think in different ways. A lot of these adventures have inspired valuable lessons that have stuck with me, and others have inspired recipes as well! That gave me the idea to… Continue reading Food Exploring :: Cooking in Guy Savoy’s Kitchen

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot cake has been a family favorite for as long as I can remember. But when you live with a bunch of Scandinavians, sooner or later, someone is going to whip up a delicious carrot cake. I don't think it's a particularly traditionally Scandinavian dish, but most Scandis I know really like it! This particular… Continue reading Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Building, Crafty Stuff, Holiday + Seasonal, Home Decor

A Simple Winter Table

Scandinavian blood in my veins or not, I'm not keen on getting us out and about when it's windy and rainy, so this Saturday, between a grocery adventure and a nice 3.5 mile run when the sun broke through in the late afternoon, I went through and de-Christmas'ed the house. As much as I find… Continue reading A Simple Winter Table

Cooking, Recipes, Winter Recipes

Sour Cream Pancakes

As a working mama, I'd advise you to make your kitchen easy and reduce your labor where you can. Bisquick makes a perfectly lovely pancake, as do other mixes, and people who would judge you for using those mixes don't deserve an invitation into your kitchen. That being said, if you have the time or… Continue reading Sour Cream Pancakes