Bacon-Wrapped Apricots With Sage



  1. Heat oven to 375ยบ F. Place a sage leaf on each apricot, wrap with a piece of bacon, and place seam-side down on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake until the bacon is beginning to crisp, 8 to 15 minutes per side.
  3. Remove from oven and brush with the maple syrup. Serve with toothpicks.

Bacon-Wrapped Apricots With Sage


Beef Barley Soup with vegetables

1 1/2 lb ground beef
6 cups of water
3 beef bullion cubes
2 cups sliced carrots
1 1/2 cup chopped celery
1 1/2 cup chopped onion
3 cloves of garlic
1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
1/3 cup barley
2 bay leafs
1/4 cup ketchup
1 can diced tomatoes (28 oz)
1 can tomatoe sauce (8 oz)
Salt and pepper to taste

Brown the ground beef and drain
Brown, onion, carrots, clergy and garlic
Add everything to pot
Cook for 1 hour

Italian Hazelnut Biscotti

4 1/2 dl Flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder 
1 1/2 dl Sugar
1 1/2 dl or 100 g roasted hazelnuts
3 Eggs
100 g Chocolate

1. Set the oven for 160 C, mix flour, baking powder, sugar, nuts and chocolates in a bowl and stir
2. Crack the eggs and add to flour mixture, pour mixture on counter and continue to mix with your hands. Divide the dough in 2 pieces and shape to oblong rolls.
3. Put the 2 rolls on a cookie sheet and let bake for 35 minutes
4. Let the biscotti cool, cut into thin slices, add back on to cookie sheet and bake for additional 10 minutes.

American Panncakes

1cup Flour
1 tbsp Sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1tsp salt
2 tbsp Butter
3/4 cup Milk
1 Egg

Whisk dry ingredients well
Beat egg in with milk
Add melted butter
Latel butter on preheated pan/griddle
When it begins to bubble turn over

Kale Quiche with Feta Cheese

Quiche Dough
1 1/2 stick butter (150 g)
1 1/4 cup flour (3 dl)
2 Tbsp water

Filling - The measurements are approximately
3 handful of finely chopped kale (150 g)
7 oz Feta Cheese crumbled or cubed(200 g )
1/2 cup olives (1 dl)
1 red pepper
1 cup heavy cream
4 egg
1 pinch black pepper
1/2 tsp salt

Make the Quiche in a cake pan with a removable bottom
Heat the oven up to 350 F (175 C)

Make the quiche dough Crust by mixing butter and flour and water
Put the dough in the cake pan and thumb it out evenly so it covers the bottom and the side
Pre-bake the quiche in the oven for 10 minutes
Chopped the kale finely, chop olives and red pepper, mix it all together with the feta cheese
Put it all in the pie crust
Whisk the egg and the heavy cream together, add salt and pepper
Pour it all over the veggie mixture
Bake in the oven for 40 minutes or until you are sure the egg mixture is fully cooked/hardened

Anna's Famous Corn Chowder

1 onion, chopped
2 carrots, juliened, then cubed miniscule cubes
1 stalk celery, juliened, then cubed miniscule cubes
2-3 potatoes, cubed 1/4 inch cubes
1 cup milk
1 can cream of corn
1 can corn, drained
1 cube vegetable broth
1/2 bacon package
olive oil

In a pot, add olive oil, saute onion 5-10 minutes
Pour in carrots/celery mix 2-3 minutes
Add potatoes  1-2 minute
Add cup milk
Add corn and cream of corn, if too thick, add more milk
Add thyme and pepper
Add vegetable broth cube
Bring to a boil, back off to a simmer
In separate pan cut bacon into small strips, separate strips, cook on 1/2 to 3/4 power
put bacon on paper to drain fat.
keep bacon on side