Cheesecake with Ginger and Nutmeg / Ostekake med Ingefær og Muskat

A spicy cheese cake recipe found in “Ost i Varme og Kalde Retter” (Cheese in Hot nd Cold Dishes) published by
Den Norske Bokklubben i 1988
Cheesecake with Ginger and Nutmeg / Ostekake med Ingefær og Muskat

Cheesecake is a cake-like pie, which usually contains the kesam (or another unsalted cream cheese), egg, milk and sugar.

Already in Roman antiquity, a type of cheesecake was made of sour cream and kesame. Recipes have been retrieved from Cato the Elder’s collection, where he refers to two types: libum and placenta. Of the two, the placenta resembles most modern cheesecakess, since it has a crust that is baked separately.

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British Onion Soup with Red Leicester Toast / British Løksuppe med Rød Leicester Toast

A classic British soup recipe found on goodhousekeeping.co.uk
British Onion Soup with Red Leicester Toast / British Løksuppe med Rød Leicester Toast

Mouth-watering Red Leicester toasts are the perfect accompaniment to this fabulous British onion soup.

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Colonial Hot Buttered Rum / Varm Rom Med Smør fra Kolonitiden

A classic hot beverage found on allrecipes.comColonial Hot Buttered Rum_post

This is the real thing – an authentic Colonial recipe except.. You will swear you are drinking a cinnamon roll, and then it hits you! Very tasty and a family favorite (Among the grown-ups that is 😉 ).

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D C Style Apple Cake / Eplekake Washington D C style

A recipe from “Internasjonale Familefavoritter” (International Family Favourites) by Ron Kalenuik published in 1976d c eplekake_post

traditional badge americanWhen I found this book at a flea marked last month I almost dropped it right back in the cardboard box I found it in. The cover is so badly designed that I thought “Not bloody likely”. Luckily I leafed through it and found that it was crammed with decent recipes and good photos. I refuse to believe that the inside was designed by the same person who designed the cover – Ted 😉

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Caramel Cream Sandwich Cookies / Småkaker med Karamellkrem

A recipe from “Best Of The Bake-off Collection No 42”
published by Pillsbury
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These crisp butter cookies have a delicate caramel flavour. Deliciously plain, but real party fare when put together with frosting.
From Junior Second Prize Winner Helen Beckman, Mt. Vernon, Iowa.

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Butter Tea Cakes with Brown Sugar / Smørkaker med Brunt Sukker

A recipe for some clessic tea cakes found on about.com/food/
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These are a little sweeter than some recipes for tea cakes, but they are delicious. The addition of a small amount of brown sugar gives them that extra bit of sweetness and flavor.

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Small Chicken Pâtés / Små Kyllingposteier

A classic Christmassy buffet pâté from “Forretter” (Starters)
published by Hjemmets Kokebook Klubb in 1982.
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As I’ve mentioned before, Scandinavian Christmas buffets are serious stuff, copious dishes and nothing but the best. These chicken pâtés would fit right in on such a buffet.

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Old Fashioned Macintosh Toffee / Gammeldagse Myke Karameller

A recipe by Chef Dee found on food.com010_macintosh_toffee_page
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This is the best toffee I have ever tasted. It is a popular item at the Christmas Farmer’s Market here, and with just 4 ingredients it’s easy to make. I prefer to decrease the cooking time slightly for a softer toffee.

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Norwegian “Lapper”*

A traditional griddle cake recipe found on the popular food site MatPrat

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traditional badge2* “Lapper” are small pieces of paper or fabrics. To write someone a “lapp” means to write someone a note, and passing “lapper” is frowned upon in school (passing notes between students without the teacher knowledge). “Lapper” is also a traditional Norwegian pancake-like griddle cake not unlike “Sveler” that I posted about the other day – Ted

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Granitadi Caffe – Italian Ice Coffee

A recipe from “Italiensk Kjøkken På Sitt Beste” (Italian Kitchen At It’s Best) published by a Norwegian book club in 1977

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