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Sunday, January 6, 2013

How to make easy Danish Sugar Browned Potatoes (Brunede Kartofler) A Dinner Side Dish

Potato recipes are ubiquitous in Danish cooking. The potato was first introduced into Denmark by French immigrant Huguenots in Fredericia in 1720. The potato is considered an essential side dish to every hot meal.  One of the many potatoe dishes that was developed is the delicious Danish Sugar Browned Potatoes (Brunede Kartofler). A delightful way to dress up potatoes for any dinner especially during the holidays.


Ingredients
* 12 new or baby potatoes
* 1/4 cup sugar
* 3 tablespoons of butter
* 2 Tbsp. water

We have included our YouTube video on how to make the delicious sugar browned potatoes! 


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Instructions:
1) in advanced boil the baby potatoes in salted water until fork-tender. (Baby or new small potatoes is the traditional potato for this side dish.) Peel the potatoes
2) brown the sugar over medium-low heat just until sugar begins to darken around the edges.
3) add butter and water
4) add the potatoes & constantly turn in the sugar for about 10 minutes.

These potatoes will become camarelized, tender, golden, sticky and sweet. YUM! 


What to eat with the Danish Sugar Browned Potatoes? Typically the Danish Sugar Browned Potatoes (Brunede Kartofler) accompanies meat dishes. Traditional Danish meat dishes are frikadeller (Danish meat balls), flæskesteg (roast pork with crackling), duck or goose. Also, for Danish Christmas (Jul) dinners, we serve both the caramelized potatoes and regular white potatoes too. The Danish Sugar Browned Potatoes goes great as a side dish not only for Christmas but any time of the year! Wonderful treat to have it as a leftover the next day too. We hope you enjoy these delicious caramelized brown potatoes as a side dish for either dinners or Christmas. Let us know what you think!

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*how to make Danish Christmas rice pudding with cherry sauce dessert recipe (Risalamande med kirsebærsauce)
*how to make Swedish Glogg for Christmas & cold evenings! (glögg or mulled wine recipe) 
*how to make aeblskiver (æbleskiver)
*how to make Danish Christmas Klejner
*how to make easy Danish cucumber salad (arguksalat)
*how to make Danish sugar browned potatoes (brunede kartofler)
*how to make Danish red cabbage (rødkaal)
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