Newcomers often find that the hardest part about Swedish cuisine is the cleanup!
February 10, 2011 7:52 AM   Subscribe

Epic Meal Time (previously) a little too epic for you? Why not relax with Regular Ordinary Swedish Meal Time. Watch as they prepare the perennial favorite Swedish Meatballs. Yum! (N.B.: you may want to turn down your speakers)

Want more fun and practical Swedish recipes? Join your culinary hosts as they make simple meals like an appealing local dish called Pyttipanna or Chop Chop Stew, traditional Spaghetti but with a Swedish twist, and take a fun trip to the supermarket and prepare an often unsung cut of pork called Side Pork.

Regular Ordinary Swedish Meal Time recently celebrated its one month anniversary with a Special Episode devoted to answering viewer questions and making some very special cookies for a very special Swedish lady.
posted by 2bucksplus (20 comments total) 29 users marked this as a favorite
This is the best Swedish Meatball song ever. AND it is instructional.
posted by mippy at 8:01 AM on February 10, 2011

Having been raised in an (ethnically) Swedish family, I can attest that this is totally every single night of my life.
posted by sonika at 8:21 AM on February 10, 2011

He's gotten so much angrier since the last time he prepared this dish....
posted by schmod at 8:27 AM on February 10, 2011

What, no "borkborkbork" tag?
posted by Faint of Butt at 8:34 AM on February 10, 2011 [2 favorites]

Okay, I lost it when he started headbutting the meat.

posted by WinnipegDragon at 8:38 AM on February 10, 2011

I just noticed that "k├Âttbullar" and "Kryzyzewski" somehow agree on how 'k' is pronounced.
posted by kurumi at 8:53 AM on February 10, 2011

I, for one, will adopt the custom of pre-dinner mayo.
posted by falameufilho at 9:26 AM on February 10, 2011

That was hot.
posted by theredpen at 10:18 AM on February 10, 2011

"Sometimes when you cook swedishly, the food is destroyed. This is natural."

Yeah. The kids learn that at school. On the receiving end. Accounts for their aggressiveness later on in life. Bork.
posted by Namlit at 10:48 AM on February 10, 2011 [1 favorite]

I watched that whole thing and immediately found a source for wasa breadcrumbs. I don't know why.
posted by cabingirl at 11:00 AM on February 10, 2011

We have to release our repressed viking bloodlust somehow, don't we?
posted by pyrex at 11:23 AM on February 10, 2011 [1 favorite]

Heh. Good timing with this post since there is a new episode just posted...Swedish Sausage Stroganov Suicide
posted by cirhosis at 12:32 PM on February 10, 2011

That was better than the Sloppy Roethlisberger Super Bowl burger.
posted by bwg at 4:49 PM on February 10, 2011

heh, liked the comment about sweden being peaceful because people don't want to invade swedish kitchens
posted by r_nebblesworthII at 5:05 PM on February 10, 2011 [2 favorites]

This basically confirms everything that Glenn Beck has told me about the Swedish welfare state.
posted by schmod at 7:38 PM on February 10, 2011 [1 favorite]

Ok, those were awesome.
posted by arcticwoman at 9:19 PM on February 10, 2011

Damn! He looked evil!
posted by Katjusa Roquette at 11:29 PM on February 10, 2011

I'm going to try the 'punching' method of mashing potatoes next time.

(not really)
posted by sandraregina at 5:34 AM on February 11, 2011

posted by diogenetic at 10:14 AM on February 11, 2011

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