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Danish Christmas Day Rice Pudding with Cherry Sauce Recipe (Risalamande)

In Denmark, many Danes end Christmas Day dinner with an almond and rice pudding dessert with cherry sauce called Risalamande (pronounced rees-sil-lā-mon-de. ) Actually you can make and eat Risalamande any time of the year but it is often associated with Christmas because one of the ingredients in Risalamande is a rice porridge called Risengrød (pronounced risen-groo with a hint of a d sound at the end) which again, you can eat any time of the year. It is a tradition to serve Risengrød as part of Christmas Eve dinner and put some outside for the gnomes (similar to bribing Santa Claus with cookies and milk.) If you don’t thank the gnomes (Nisse in Danish, Tomte in other Scandinavian countries) for protecting the family from harm with a bowl of porridge on Christmas Eve, the nisser (plural for nisse) will get mad and play tricks on you.  But you don’t want to give all of the leftover porridge to the gnomes! By the time Christmas day rolls around, the nisser should be fat and happy a

Easy Grilled Maple Asparagus Recipe

Today's #SummerGrilling recipe has been sponsored by Hamilton Beech , and The Spice House, however, all opinions are my own. This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. #ad #SummerGrilling #HamiltonBeach #TheSpiceHouse

When it comes to cooking a asparagus as a side dish, I want to do something to bump up the flavor beyond salt and pepper. More often than not, I stare at the spices in my door length spice rack and get overwhelmed when it comes to combining them. That’s when I grab a spice blend like the those found in  The Spice House Best Sellers Collection because I know every spice in that bottle tastes good together and is measured in the proper amount so one spice doesn’t over power another.

Not to mention, my meal planning is usually goes like this: Hey, it’s almost dinner time and I really need a quick side dish. Better throw some vegetables on my Hamilton Beach® Indoor Searing Grill!

Because planning a recipe 2 to 3 minutes before the rest of the meal is ready is how I roll.

easy grilled maple asparagus recipe

Quick and Easy Grilled Maple Asparagus Recipe

Grilled asparagus only takes two to three minutes to grill to tender crisp perfection – another reason to love it!

You will need the following ingredients for the recipe:

Fresh asparagus

Olive oil

The Spice House Gateway to the North spice blend – it contains maple sugar, salt, pepper, garlic, and more!

Step by step how to make this recipe:

1. Lightly brush each asparagus spear with olive oil. This will keep it from sticking to the grill and will help the spices to stay where they are supposed to – on the asparagus.

easy grilled maple asparagus recipe

2.Turn the Hamilton Beech Indoor Searing Grill on and set it to Sear. When the green Ready light is lit the grill is hot enough to grill.

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Let’s get to grilling!

3. Season the asparagus spears with Gateway to the North Seasoning and put them on the grill.

Tip: Laying the asparagus spears diagonally onto the grill will help keep smaller asparagus spears from falling in between the grill openings.

4. Cook the asparagus on the grill for 2 to 5 minutes (depending upon the size of your asparagus spears) until it is tender crisp or longer if you like your grilled asparagus very tender.

5. Serve. Eat. and Repeat!

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Cool idea Lisa! Visiting you at Simple Homestead Blog Hop. Have a great day.
Afton Warrick said…
I like to grill corn and k-bobs.
Lisa said…
Isn't that seasoning the best?!?!
Jhuls said…
I love anything maple! These look yummy! Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday party!
I just love the Gateway to the North seasoning. I bet it is incredible on asparagus!
I'm going to have to try this on my new Hamilton Beach searing grill! Can't wait!
Ang Paris said…
Those Spice House mixes are SO good on EVERYTHING!
Teresa B said…
I've made baked asparagus, but I've never tried grilling it. Looks delicious, thank you for sharing at The Really Crafty Link Party. Pinned.
Joanne said…
That sounds delicious! We often roast our asparagus with a variety of spices but that blend sounds divine.
Miz Helen said…
Congratulations, your awesome post is featured on Full Plate Thursday 487 this week! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us and please come back soon!
Miz Helen