• Salads,  Side dishes

    Perfect side dish for BBQ

    In my house we have 3 barbecues!! You might think that we would never have the need for using all 3 at the same time, but we do. If we are making different dishes for a family gathering it is nice to have the option to cook at different temperatures and have room to cook more than one thing at the same time. While I am busy barbecuing, I don’t have time to make a complicated potato dish to go with the meat or sausages. That is why it’s necessary to have a potato side dish that I can make ahead and that goes perfectly with almost anything with the…

  • Side dishes

    Sweet and sour!

    Every Sunday my family and I go to my parents house to eat Sunday dinner and catch up on what’s happened during the week. My mom makes traditional Danish dishes that are almost always accompanied by this side dish. It goes well with a wide variety of dishes from roast to ‘smoerebroed’ (traditional Danish rye bread open sandwiches). I actually can’t remember the last time she didn’t make these sweet and sour cucumber goodies. But beware!!! Once you tasted them you won’t make a sandwich without them again. Pickled cucumber salad – Danish style (Agurkesalat) Ingredients 1 cucumber sliced as thinly as you possibly can 1/2 cup (100 ml) distilled…

  • Pescetarian,  Side dishes

    Praised be the potato

    Well… I have made and tasted a lot of potato dishes. But none of them compare to the creamy and salty taste of this one. The curious thing about this creamy potato dish is that I have never succeeded in making too much. For the portion shown in the picture, which I thought by far would be too much for 8 people, I used almost 7 lbs of potatoes. That is a lot, as anyone who has ever tried peeling such an amount will attest to! I was convinced that there would be leftovers, but by the end of the night there was nothing left. Not all of it went…