Sunday, December 04, 2011

Candles for hope and joy - Sunday baking

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We ended yesterday's baking with a delicious meal together with May Britt's daughter.
We had pinnekjøtt - dried, salted, smoked, rib of mutton, which is a traditional Norwegian Christmas dish.
Before it is cooked it is watered, so it gets soft and not so salty.

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Early in the morning today we enjoyed the quiet flicker of the candle light, a cup of coffee and the Advent calendar gifts.

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From Bente I got a beautiful cross stitched card, vintage photos on fabric and stitchery on Transfer-Eze,

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and from May Britt a lovely fabric and a beautiful button ladybug :-)

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Today we made Krumkake and Coconut macaroons.

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Making the Krumkakes you have to work fast,

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- if not you can not roll them! As they cool they are very crisp.

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Here is today's baking - yes, I did taste the crust on one of the sponge cakes we made from the leftover egg yolks :-))

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Today we celebrate 2nd Advent Sunday, and we have lit the second candle.

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This weekend has been in the sign of Christmas preparations. We have shopped for gifts and we have baked, but we have also had time to do some sewing - at least a few treads on May Britt's new heart design, which is as lovely as the ones she has made before :-)

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We light two candles tonight,
two candles for hope and joy.
They stands there shining by themselves
and we who are present.
Tonight we light two candles,
we light them for hope and joy

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Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our hearts

Hanne

7 comments:

T's Creations said...

Fine bilder av en koselig dag. :)
Og det der er slike krumkaker jeg ikke får til! *sukk* Svigermor lagde slike, men hun er ikke mer så nå blir det en variant som er hardere... Gode, men... :)

Debby said...

I'm getting so much hunger of you , lady's!!

greetings from Debby,
the Netherlands

Ms. Jan said...

It looks like you and May Britt had a wonderful and delicious time! Good times!

Gudveig HN said...

Flinke bakstekoner som er tidlig igang med julebaksten! Ser godt ut!

Sylvan Woman said...

Very lovely, Hanne. Merry Christmas a little early.
Cathy

Amish Stories said...

Greetings from the Amish community of Lebanon,Pa

Manoli C. said...

Todo está precioso, y la comida parece deliciosa...
Que disfrutéis mucho!!!