Tag Archives: comfort food

Pot Roast: An ode to simplicity, tough cuts of beef and time

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This past weekend, I visited my dad to celebrate his 62nd birthday. I’ve already talked about my dad and our love for cooking in this post and, consequently, I was very excited to see what he had come up with for his birthday menu. Was it something new? Something old? Something complicated or something easy? […]

Authentic Ragu alla Bolognese: Spaghetti Bolognese, only better!

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My mother taught me how to cook … that’s how every cook’s story usually begins, and in my case it may also well be true. I certainly recall my mother trying to teach me the basics  and insisting that I cooked every now and then. But while my mother may have taught me to cook, […]

Easy Sauce Bearnaise Recipe: No more substitutions!

Things don’t always make a lot of sense in the culinary world, but even when they don’t, at least we can take comfort in the fact that in the ever changing and insanely fast moving world of culinary fads and new developments, at least some things remain constants. Even when such constants don’t make a […]

Slow food: Making the perfect lasagna

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In these dark days of Danish winter, there are two things I thoroughly enjoy: spending entire days cooking slow food and spending time in the company of friends. I don’t find nearly as much time for either of those two things as I would love, but every now and then I do pull an entire […]

The World’s Best French Onion Soup

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Ah French onion soup. The perfect comfort food. That piping hot mess of sweet onions, gelatinous beef broth, warming alcohol, crunchy crouton and molten cheese. In today’s installment of our Thanksgiving series, I share with you my recipe and secret tips for the perfect French onion soup. But let me first share with you the […]