December 22, 2016

This post is extra special to me because I not only used my Grandmother Lillian's recipe, but I also used my Great-Grandmother Dora Jacobson's (Lillian's mother) rosette irons that were passed to my mother Connie and then to me.  In speaking with my mother, she isn't s...

December 15, 2016

Potato Lefse is a Norwegian specialty, especially during Christmas, but also served during the year for special occasions.  A simple recipe with few ingredients, but it takes a little practice to roll them out very thin and some muscles to rice the potatoes.  So be rea...

December 8, 2016

This post is all about a major influence in who I am today.  Nordic Fest is a city-wide celebration in my hometown of Decorah, IA and just celebrated its 50th anniversary this past year!  A dear friend of mine Dawn Svenson Holland is the author and researcher of this c...

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