… Or things I've learned cooking my very first turkey! This Thanksgiving, I cooked my first ever turkey for a host of friends. Like so many people before me, I was nervous, confused and even slightly intimidated by the process. While I certainly would not call the end result perfect, I’m sure that everybody at the table...

Gobble, gobble! Today, the last Thursday in November, is Thanksgiving Day for my many American friends! So happy Turkey-day, you guys, may your day be full of football, beers, turkey, gravy, wine, marshmallows and sweet potatoes! For me, today is an ordinary workday, and I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t the least bit jealous...

So, let me ask you this: When was the last time you ate a multi-course gourmet dinner in a restaurant named after an unruly and mischievous entity? No such luck? Well, then, allow me to tell you about my Friday night at our annual company Christmas dinner, which this year took place at the beautiful,...

Over the last week or so, I’ve spent much of my spare time chasing the perfect burger recipe. This has led to many a burger-related post, all of which can be found here. Of course, chasing the perfect burger concept is one thing, actually stepping up and creating the perfect burger is an entirely different matter...

It's a new week here at johanjohansen.dk, but we're still talking burgers. Or, more specifically, my quest to create the perfect burger for my friends. If you missed parts one and two, check here for tips on the perfect patty and here for a list of perfect condiments and toppings, or read on to learn...

As the regular and attentive reader will by now have figured out, I’m quite big on chilies. And with it being harvest season for Danish chili growers, I’ve been quite blessed in terms of donations over the last couple of weeks. Most notably so, I’ve recently received a donation of a pound of ghost chilies from...

I’ve got a bit of a confession to make. I’ve been harboring a crush for the past many months. No scratch that, I’ve fallen madly and deeply in love with the outrageously pretty and expensive hand-painted dinnerware from Royal Copenhagen over the past many months. With burning envy, I’ve watched food bloggers and Instagrammers post...

Homemade Sriracha? It's a thing? It's worth it? The answer to both your questions is yes! I know, you can make Sriracha at home? It boggles the mind and fills you with joy, right? One of my absolutely favorite things in this world is Sriracha hot sauce, a popular Asian style hot sauce. I go through...

So, wanna learn how to pickle cucumbers? I never thought I did, but now I know and it wasn't half as hard as I expected. Pickling was one thing I never thought I'd do. I mean, who pickles anything these days? Alright, let me rephrase that: who under the age of 50 pickles anything these days?...