Parmesan Potatoes and Steak

Parmesan Potatoes and Steak (Parmesan potatis och stek)

 

I love potatoes and think these are a fun little treat for a nice steak dinner. I served it with sauteed mushrooms. Yum!

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1 ounce Parmesan cheese
  • Garlic powder or garlic cloves according to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of thyme
  • Salt and pepper according to taste
  • 6 medium potatoes
  • One cup of sliced mushrooms
  • Your favorite steak
  • Your favorite spices

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F and slice the potatoes into thin chips.
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2. Place the potato slices in a large bowl, add the butter, Parmesan, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix it well.
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3. Grease a muffin tray with some butter or vegetable oil. Put the potato slices in the tray so that their tops are slightly above the edges of it. Then sprinkle with pepper. Bake in the oven for about an hour.
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4. Meanwhile, slice the mushrooms and cook on low to medium heat with garlic and your favorite spices. I used tarragon and black pepper.
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5. Pepper and salt your choice of steak and either grill or cook in a pan. I used Kobe beef steaks which is my favorite.
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6. Remove the potatoes from the oven and let them rest for about five minutes. Then sprinkle with rosemary and some Parmesan cheese.
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7. And here they are!
Parmesan Potatoes and Steak

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Finish Cookies

Finish Cookies (Finska pinnar)

 

Love these decadent cookies! Perfect for fika (coffee and cookie time which happens a few times a day for the typical Swede), or a kids party or just for whenever you feel like eating them!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 5 tablespoons of sugar
  • About a cup of chopped up butter
  • 2 tablespoons of grated lemon zest
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Pearl sugar

Instructions

1. Measure all the ingredients.
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2. Mix them all together and knead until dough is smooth and firm.
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3. Shape the dough into a cylinder and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for an hour.
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4. Remove and roll between two parchment papers until about 1/2 inch thick and shaped like a rectangle.
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5. Brush the dough with the egg.
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6. Sprinkle the Pearl sugar on top (can be found in Scandinavian Specialty stores). And roll over lightly with the rolling pin.
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7. Cut up into 2″x1″ sizes and bake at 375 F for about 15-18 minutes.
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8. And here they are!
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