Tagged: xmas

Kanelbullar recipe

Kanelbullar or cinnamon buns are a classic at Swedish coffee parties. During the golden age of home baking, such parties turned into orgies of sweet yeast breads, small cookies, cookies with fillings, pastries and...

Christmas by Philomena Cunk

One thing Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without is the traditional Christmas Christmas Dinner. Food is everywhere at Christmas. Not just in the usual places like the cupboards and the bin, but all over the...

Feuerzangenbowle recipe

Germany’s most spectacular holiday drink of red wine, juice and spices, prepared in a fireproof bowl.  Servings: 10-12 Ingredients  organic oranges  organic lemons  bottles dry red wine 1 cinnamon stick 5 cloves 1 pinch ginger ground 1 sugar cone  cups brown...

Drugs at work: Christmas Edition

Ketamine, categorized as a “dissociative anesthetic,” is used in powdered or liquid form as an anesthetic, usually on animals. It can be injected, consumed in drinks, snorted, or added to joints or cigarettes. Ketamine was...

Grýla and The Yule Lads

The Icelandic Christmas period is an intriguing mixture of religious practice and traditional folklore, beginning on 23 December and ending on Epiphany, 6 January. As many countries do, Iceland celebrates Chrismas mostly with good food...

Perfume your house

Here’s a holiday potpourri recipe that simmers on the stove all day long. You can really use whatever you have on hand but the must-haves are cinnamon, citrus, ginger and vanilla. Make your house smell like Christmas!...

Hygge

Hard to explain and even harder to pronounce, the Danish word ‘hygge’ (pronounced ‘hooga’) translates roughly to ‘cosiness’. It may be hard to say, but that hasn’t stopped people finding out that hygge might...

Christmas cocktails part deux

Old-Fashioned Swedish Glogg Ingredients: 5 (750 milliliter) bottles port wine 1 (750 milliliter) bottle 100 proof bourbon whiskey 1 (750 milliliter) bottle white rum 3 whole cardamom pods, cracked 1 small cinnamon stick 4...

Nellie from Drugslab tries Cocaine

Cocaine increases levels of the natural chemical messenger dopamine in brain circuits controlling pleasure and movement. Normally, the brain releases dopamine in these circuits in response to potential rewards, like the smell of good...