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Beef Croquette and croquette balls

Beef Croquette and croquette balls

The Dutch love their snacks, like bitterballen, kroketten and frikandellen. They even have special snack vending machines, maybe you know them as Automats. In Dutch these were named Automatiek, but are now known as FEBO, named after the first, and now biggest, company to have introduced 

Easter Bunny Bread

Easter Bunny Bread

Easter Sunday celebrates Christ’s resurrection from the dead, following crucifixion. It marks the end of Holy Week, the end of Lent, and the last day of the Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday), as well as the beginning of the Easter season. The resurrection represents the triumph 

Copycat Recipe: Subway Cookies Double Chocolate Chip!

Copycat Recipe: Subway Cookies Double Chocolate Chip!

My hubby loves chocolate, the darker the better. So by his request: Subway’s double chocolate cookies! Rich, chewy and chocolate stuffed. Whether it’s because you need some for your coffee break with a friend, a homemade birthday gift or to impress your family at the 

Homemade Fresh Lemonade

Homemade Fresh Lemonade

When life gives you lemons.. When I was at Disneyland Resort Paris I saw Annette’s Diner, which is a restaurant in the style of a 50’s American diner. If you know me personally, you know I’m a fan of the 50’s style and of course 

Apple Sauce

Apple Sauce

Apple sauce was once a food prepared for winter, since it keeps well. It originated in medieval times, when the possibilities to preserve food were limited. Apples were cooked with sugar or honey into a puree and put into jars. The high levels of sugar 

Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Pie

Happy π-day everyone! I can’t believe it’s been so long since I last posted a pie recipe, shame on me! Even more because pies are my favourite thing to bake. This pie is a combination of an American classic, the blueberry pie, and a southern Dutch pie. 

CopyCat Recipe: Bagels&Beans Cheesecake

CopyCat Recipe: Bagels&Beans Cheesecake

Thursday was my 25th birthday and my gift to you is a new category: CopyCat Recipes! Copy Caturday will be every second Satuday of the month and the first recipe is my favorite cheesecake in the world: Bagels&Beans cheesecake! Bagels&Beans is a coffee franchise in the 

CopyCat Recipe: KFC Filet Bites

CopyCat Recipe: KFC Filet Bites

I LOVE KFC! I really do. But the down side is that it’s expensive and really not healthy. So when I was craving KFC Filet Bites I started looking for a recipe, but it just didn’t cut it. So I had another episode of “I 

Rock Sugar Cookies

Rock Sugar Cookies

These cookies are known in the Netherlands as “Bastognekoeken”. They were created about 60 years ago by Paul Parein and he needed a fitting name for the cookies. Bastogne is a village in Belgium in the Ardennes and the structure of the cookies reminded him of the 

Pam’s Bear Claws

Pam’s Bear Claws

I wouldn’t be the fully-stuffed geek if I didn’t occasionally show my geeky side, right? The hubby and I are suffering from serious Archer withdrawal whilst working on our Archer cosplays, so I decided to make Pam’s favourite snack: BEAR CLAW! A bear claw is