Swedish Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy

We wanted to try Swedish Baked Potatoes. Well if you do that you have to have a Swedish protein with it. So I went out and looked at several recipes for Swedish Pork Chops. In the end this is what I came out with. I don’t know if it is truly Swedish. But it is Swedish inspired. Continue reading “Swedish Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy”


Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 6/4/2016 its #dinnerparty

We wanted to have some new friends over dinner and games this evening. Being there was going to be quite a few of us with varying likes and dislikes we decided to go with pasta with a couple of different sauces.

We made the Alfredo sauce from our  Continue reading “Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 6/4/2016 its #dinnerparty”

Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 6/3/2016 its #Swedish

Sorry for the delayed post. I ended up having a long night of work Friday. I was able to take off early before going back to work and make dinner.

We wanted to try a recipe for Swedish Baked Potatoes we saw posted at My Extended Weekend. We also wanted pork chops Continue reading “Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 6/3/2016 its #Swedish”

Swedish Baked Potatoes

We finally had a chance to try this. LOVED IT!

My Extended Weekend


The world owes a lot to Sweden. The small but powerful country has given us H&M, ABBA and IKEA. And that would have been enough, except their generosity didn’t stop there. They also took the baked potato- one of the most standard and hearty guilty pleasures, added ingenuity, and created the Swedish baked potato. Not only is it an aesthetic masterpiece, but there is a supreme dynamic of crunchy skin and soft potato. By maximizing the surface area, every bite is a mini-celebration of potato + delicious toppings in your mouth. It’s fun to eat, pretty to look at and the crunch base at the end really does feel like a grand finale.

Side Note: your final product will not look like the cover photo for this recipe. That photo is actually the mid-step in the process. Your final product will have crispy, beautiful potato slices. The smell and lure…

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Flavor bombs – Microgreens #healthyliving

Recently I was at the farmers market and found a vendor selling microgreens.

What are microgreens?

Fun, colorful, tasty and nutritious, that is what I would say. They are kind of cute too.

No, really they are seedlings so small, and so young, they’re
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