Wednesday December 24, 2008
A happy Christmas to all, and to all a good julenek!
Christmas julenek image ©2008 Kari Diehl, licensed to About.com.
Monday December 22, 2008
Every Christmas Eve, my husband eyes the cookie plate the kids have prepared for Santa with approval ("Pile them on! Santa loves cookies") and the super-sized tumbler of 1% milk ... Read More
Friday December 19, 2008
There are things about Christmas I could probably do without. I hate Christmas shopping and tend to hyperventilate in post office lines. Iím not going to risk my neck on ... Read More
Friday December 12, 2008
On Christmas Eve, it's long been a tradition in Danish and Norwegian households to place a bowl of
rice porridge outside for their hungry Nisse (also known as a Tomte), ... Read More
Monday December 8, 2008
St. Lucia buns are traditionally twisted into religious motifs that symbolize the life of the saint and the sacrifice of Christ. They're great fun to make (my own young St. ... Read More
Monday December 1, 2008
Since J.R.R. Tolkien looked to the legends and landscapes of Scandinavia for inspiration in creating Middle-earth, it isn't surprising that hobbits, tiny gourmands that they were, adored mushrooms. Finland's forests ... Read More