September 21, 2017

With fall approaching I thought it would be a good time to start sharing some of my favorite family cookie recipes! Many Norwegian-American homes serve Norwegian cookies at Christmas, but my family serves them at virtually all get togethers which includes Thanksgiving!...

August 29, 2017

There is no big surprise that our wedding was themed Norwegian!  In honor of our eight year wedding anniversary today I thought I'd share pictures from that big day!  

We did a number of things to add a Norwegian element to our wedding unfortunately not all were ca...

June 29, 2017

Bayli, a friend and neighbor of mine, recently reached out to me asking for lessons on how to make lefse.  Her grandma was giving away a bunch of her things which included her lefse gear.  Bayli's grandpa was concerned that he wouldn't get any lefse anymore so she want...

June 1, 2017

This is my all time favorite cookie... EVER! Unfortunately I can't make them exactly the same way as my grandma Mary can so to be honest my grandma's kringle is my all time favorite cookie. I don't know a single person who can make their cookies as good as their grandm...

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...

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