Coffee Crusted Steak, with Vanilla-Apricot Salad & Seared Tomatoes

I can't believe it is already February... which also means Valentine's Day / Alla Hjärtans Dag is right around the corner! To be completely honest, my husband and I aren't big on celebrating Valentine's Day. We started dating about 12 years ago around this time of year, so we usually just lump our anniversary and Valentine's … Continue reading Coffee Crusted Steak, with Vanilla-Apricot Salad & Seared Tomatoes

Swedish Pancakes & Pumpkin Soup

Many Americans don't realize that Swedish pancakes are actually not breakfast food...in fact Swedes eat these thin pancakes (pannkakor) together with pea soup (ärtsoppa) as a traditional dinner on Thursdays. That's right... not a specific holiday, not a certain season, just Thursdays in general. Why Thursdays, you might ask? Eating pea soup and pancakes on Thursdays is … Continue reading Swedish Pancakes & Pumpkin Soup