Apple Cumble

Apple Crumble (Äppelpaj)

Nothing says Summer quite as much as fresh apple crumble! Serve with whipped cream, ice cream or vanilla sauce!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds of apples
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • A bit of salt
  • Butter for the pie dish
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1/2 cup of oatmeal
  • 3/4 cup of sugar

Instructions

1. Butter a pie dish. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F.

2. Add the cinnamon, salt and 2 teaspoons of sugar to the dish.


3. Peel, core and slice the apples.
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4. Toss the apples with the sugar and cinnamon until totally coated.
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5. Combine the butter, flour, oatmeal and sugar and work the dough until you have lumps.
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6. Crumble the lumps over the apples and bake in the oven for about 30 minutes.
Apple Cumble
7. Remove from oven and let the crumble cool for a bit. The serve with your favorite topping.
Apple Cumble

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Blackberry Muffins

Blackberry Muffins (Muffins med björnbär)

You have to try these! And please use fresh blackberries. I made these with one of my boys and he loved them, do definitely child approved!

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon of milk
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 stick of warm melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups of fresh blackberries

Instructions

1. Line muffins cups and set aside. This batch makes about 18 muffins. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Blackberry Muffins
2. Combine the dry ingredients flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in bowl.
Blackberry Muffins
3. Combine wet ingredients in a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, sour cream, milk, sugar, butter and vanilla.
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4. Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture, and mix together until the dry ingredients are moistened.
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5. Gently fold in the blackberries.
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6. Fill the muffin cups about 2/3 up and bake in the oven for about 20 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
Blackberry Muffins
7. Once ready let them sit for a few minutes before serving.
Blackberry Muffins

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Steak with Chanterelles

Steak with Chanterelles (Stek med kantareller)

I was so happy to find chanterelles in the store and the combination of them, the steak and baked potato was perfect! Serve the baked potato with your favorite topping such as butter or sour cream. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound of chanterelles
  • Butter
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Your favorite steaks
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 large potatoes
  • Your favorite toppings for the baked potatoes

Instructions

1. Rinse the chanterelles.
Steak with Chanterelles
2. Trim and cut in half.
Steak with Chanterelles
3. Salt and pepper the steaks.
Steak with Chanterelles
4. Wrap the potatoes in foil and bake at 400 degrees F until cooked through, about 40 minutes.
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5. Grill the steaks on high for a few minutes on each side and then lower the heat and cook until medium well done.
Steak with Chanterelles
6. Saute the chanterelles in butter, lemon juice and salt and pepper for taste.
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7. Remove the steaks from the BBQ and let them rest for a few minutes.
Steak with Chanterelles
9. Serve the steak with the chanterelles and baked potato.
Steak with Chanterelles

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Peach Jam

Peach Jam (Persika sylt)

Fresh peaches makes the perfect jam! Serve with Swedish pancakes, waffles, scones or toast. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 5-6 pounds of peaches
  • 3 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice
  • 5 cups of white sugar
  • Enough jars and lids

Instructions

1. Wash your peaches. Score an X at the top of each peach.
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2. Place in boiling water for about 1 minute.
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3. Prepare an ice bath and place the peaches in there for about 1 minute.
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4. Take out of the ice bath and peel with a paring knife. The skin comes off so easy! Repeat with the remaining peaches.

5. Place the peaches, lemon juice and sugar in a big bowl let sit for an hour.
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6. Once it looks like this, transfer to a large pot.
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7. Bring to a boil and let it boil for about 20-30 minutes.
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8. Once the jam looks more like jelly remove from the heat and carefully pour the jam into clean jars.
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9. Go ahead and boil the lids for at least 10 minutes.
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10. Remove from the boiling water and put onto the jars. Tighten as hard as you can. Then boil for at aleast 10 minutes making sure the whole jars are covered by the water.
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11. Remove carefully and let the jars cool down. After a few hours go ahead and do the lid test – the lids should stay in one place, not pop. If they do, try replacing the lid and boil again.
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Crab Pizza

Crab Pizza (Pizza med Krabba)

Yum! Crab on a pizza! And avocado! Yes, it’s a fantastic combo! Just make sure the crab meat is fresh.

Ingredients

  • 1 pre-made pizza dough
  • Some flour
  • Oil
  • 2 pieces of sliced garlic
  • 3 fresh crab legs
  • 1/4 sliced red onion
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • Mozzarella log
  • Red pepper flakes

Instructions

1. Use whatever force you might have to get the crab meat out of the legs.
Crab Pizza
2. Slice the redonion, the garlic and the mozzarella.
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3. Roll out the pizza dough with some of the flour and place on a big baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees F for about 10 minutes.
Crab Pizza
4. Slice the avocado.
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5. Brush the pizza with a little bit of oil. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella and the sliced garlic over the pizza.
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6. Add the red onion.
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7. Add the crab meat and the avocado.
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8. Top with the sliced mozzarella.
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9. Bake in the oven for a bout 10 minutes until the cheese is somewhat browned.
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10. Slice and serve with your favorite vegetables.
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Rosemary Lamb

Rosemary Lamb (Lamm med rosmarin)

I haven’t made lamb in a long time time, but this sure was a quick and easy way to do it. Very tasty!

Ingredients

  • 1 rosemary sprigs
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2 lamb loin chops
  • 1/2 pound of asparagus
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 pound of baby potatoes
  • A few tablespoons of oil
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

1. Chop the rosemary and mice the garlic.
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2. Mix the garlic and half of the rosemary with the oil in a medium bowl and let it sit for a few minutes.
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3. Season the lamb chops with salt and the remaining rosemary. Set aside.
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4. Cut off the edges of the asparagus and mix with oil and lemon juice. Pre heat the oven to 420 degrees F.
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5. Wash the potatoes and coat with some oil, salt and pepper. Bake in the oven until tender, about 30 minutes or so.
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6. Fry the chops on medium high heat until browned on each side, the lower the heat and cook for another few minutes until you reach desired temperature.
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7. When the potatoes are done quickly stir fry the asparagus until tender.
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8. In the same pan as the meat was cooked in, pour the rosemary sauce and let it heat up.
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10. Pour some of the sauce over the meat and potatoes and serve right away.
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Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler (Persikor med havretäcke)

The kids and I recently went and picked peaches at the grandparent’s and I decided to make a cobbler with some of them. Turned out really good! You can serve it with either ice cream or whipped cream.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups of sliced or chopped peaches (no skin)
  • 1/2 cup of flour
  • 1/2 cup of cold butter
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of rolled oats
  • Our favorite ice cream

Instructions

1. Start by scoring the tip of the peach with and X. Bring a big pot of water to a boil.
Peach Cobbler
2. Add a few peaches at the time and boil for about a minute. Remove with a slotted spoon.
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3. Prep an ice bath for the peaches and put them in there right after boiling. Let them sit for a minute.
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4. Peel the skin with a pairing knife. Repeat the remaining peaches.
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5. Slice or chop the peaches until you have 4 cups.
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6. Pre heat the oven to 360 degrees F. Fill the bottom of a 8×8 oven safe pan.
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7. Mix the flour, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, and salt in a separate bowl.
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8. Add the rolled oats and mix well.
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9. Spread evenly over the peaches.
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10. Bake in the middle of the oven until bubbly and the surface is browned, about 30 minutes. Remove and let cool for 15 or so.
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11. Serve with your favorite ice cream!
Peach Cobbler

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Salmon Skewers

Salmon Skewers (Lax grillspett)

Grilled salmon is the prefect summer dish! Easy to make and can be served with several different vegetables or salads. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound salmon fillet or steaks
  • Fresh rosemary
  • Oil for fish, potatoes and dressing
  • Black pepper
  • 1/2 pound baby potatoes
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup of parsley
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • Your favorite herbs

Instructions

1. Mix a few tablespoons of oil with the chopped rosemary and black pepper.
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2. Cut the salmon into bite sized cubes.
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3. Marinate the salmon in the oil mixture for about 30 minutes.
Salmon Skewers
4. Pre heat oven to 420 F degrees. Wash the potatoes and place in an oven safe dish. Sprinkle with oil and salt. Bake in the oven until tender, about 25-30 minutes.
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5. Meanwhile, mix the yogurt with the chopped parsley and the juice and peel skin from the lemon. Once potatoes are done, sprinkle the mixture over.
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6. Make the yogurt dressing by combing yogurt and your favorite chopped up herbs.
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7. Thread the salmon onto the skewers.
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8. Grill on medium high for a few minutes on each side.
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9. Serve with the potatoes, dressing and a good vegetable.
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Ham and Broccoli Quiche

Ham and Broccoli Quiche (Skinka och broccoli paj)

Another quiche… A classic and very easy one to make. Serve with a nice fresh green salad!

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen pre-made pie shell
  • 1 1/2 cup of diced ham
  • 1 1/2 cup of broccoli
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 3-4 eggs
  • Salt, pepper and other spices you might like
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

1. Pre heat oven to 400 degrees F. Prick a pie shell with a fork and bake for about 10 minutes.
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2. Boil the broccoli for a few minutes. You just want them slightly cooked through.
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3. Dice the ham.
Ham and Broccoli Quiche
4. Slice the tomatoes.
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5. Whisk the cream, eggs and spices until smooth.
Ham and Broccoli Quiche
6. Place the ham and broccoli in the pie shell.
Ham and Broccoli Quiche
7. Pour the egg/cream mixture on top.
Ham and Broccoli Quiche
8. Top with the cheese and bake in the oven for about 30-40 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
Ham and Broccoli Quiche
9. Let it cool slightly and serve with a green salad.
Ham and Broccoli Quiche

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White Chocolate Cake with Rhubarb

White Chocolate Cake with Rhubarb (Rabarber kladd kaka)

This was my first time making this cake and it was a big hit with everyone. Yay!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups of white chocolate
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 2 cup of white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons of vanilla syrup
  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 2 sticks of rhubarb

Instructions

1. Slice the rhubarb into sticks.
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2. Butter a spring form baking dish and put aside.
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3. Melt the butter and add the chocolate. Stir until combined.
White Chocolate Cake with Rhubarb
4. In big bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar, vanilla syrup until combined. Add the chocolate mixture. Finally add the flour and stir until combined.
White Chocolate Cake with Rhubarb
5. Pour the batter into the spring form.
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6. Place the rhurbarb slices on the cake.
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7. Bake at 390 degrees F for about 35 minutes until golden brown.
White Chocolate Cake with Rhubarb
8. Let it chill for a bit before serving with ice cream or whipped cream.
White Chocolate Cake with Rhubarb

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