Friday Updates! Week 36

Here in Denmark, you refer to dates by the week of the year. A concept completely foreign to me back in the US. Everyone here knows this is the 36th week of the year, and if you ask them when they will take their vacation, they are likely to answer you with “I’m headed abroad in week 40” instead of…

Non Alcoholic Summer Drink List

It’s summer and that means one thing: You need a nice NA drink to quench that thirst after all the fun things you’re up to. Swimming, gardening, biking, you name it.. here’s a list of all the drinks that are perfect on a summer afternoon after some time in the sun! Of course, as the evening sets, you might want…

Raspberry Rhubarb Rosé Eclairs

Print Recipe Raspberry Rhubarb Rosé Eclairs A sweet, tart, eclair filled with all the flavors of spring Servings: 8 small eclairs IngredientsChoux Dough1/2 c water3 tbsp butter, cold1/2 c flour2 eggs1 tsp saltCraquelin Crust4 tbsp butter, soft1/4 c flour1/4 c sugarRosé Rhubarb Creme Patissiere 1/2 c sugar1/4 c flour1/2 c milk1/2 c rosé wine + tsp rhubarb jam2 eggs1 tsp…

Classic French Madeleines + Tips/Tricks

Madeleines are a very special cake for me as they were a crucial taste of my childhood. As a little girl, my grandparents would take me to eat madeleines at the coffee shop on the weekend and I would dip them into my hot chocolate, always nibbling the bump off the top before dunking. My grandparents walked to the coffee…

Our Welcome to Denmark

We have been here for three weeks, and what a wonderful welcome to the country we have had. When we arrived at the airport we were greeted by Evan’s family and friends. One of our friends even brought a Danish flag to wave at our arrival. We went to the island of Bornholm that night, where we are living for…

Bake: Pistachio Cocoa Brownies

Late at night, I love to have a little sweet treat to celebrate the end of a long day. There’s something sacred and almost wrong eating leftover brownies for breakfast too. I’m always happy to indulge! These brownies are dark, dense, and speckled with crushed pistachios, adding a twist on your normal walnut brownies. If you live with a no-nut-brownie…

Cocktail: Fall Milk Punch

It finally feels like fall outside, which means IT’S TIME FOR MILK PUNCH! Every year, as everyone starts craving pumpkin spice, I wait patiently for the crisp air to make milk punch. The delicate spices, stired with whole milk, rum and brandy bring out all that’s best in fall drinks. It’s the predecessor to the colder winter months, where you…