Category: Swedish Christmas Julbord

Rice Porridge

An old custom is to use the creamy white rice porridge as a means of divination. Bury a blanched almond in the porridge – the recipient will marry within the coming year. Add a bitter almond – spinsterhood is in store for you. In our family, not desiring to have our children marry at the …

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Misc Swedish Julbord Plates

Prince Korv These are store bought cocktail wieners. Heat up in frying pan, and serve warm.   Potatis Korv This is potato sausage. We usually bought it at Emil’s Sausage in Fort Lauderdale. Put sausage in cold water, just enough to cover it; bring water to a boil and cook for 25 minutes, until cooked …

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Boiled Potatoes with Dill

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Christmas Ham

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Swedish Meatballs

Meatballs, the most Swedish of foods, as we know from the Swedish Chef in the Muppet Show. Swedish women pride themselves in their ability to create perfectly round and golden brown meatballs. It must be genetic, because I have never been able to turn out one single round meatball. But, whatever their shape, my meatballs …

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Red Cabbage

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Boiled Eggs with Caviar Topping

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Red Beet Salad

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Janssons Frestelse (Jansson’s Temptation)

Other than at Christmas time, you can serve this dish as a first course, or late supper dish.

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Swedish-style Spare Ribs

For a while, this became a favorite of “David and the boys”, even on occasions other than Christmas.

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