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Explore Scandinavian Cooking

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"Man tager vad man haver": You take what you have. Sweden's most famous cooking proverb reveals the secret of fine Scandinavian cooking and cuisine. It's easy to transform simple, seasonal ingredients into feasts for the eye and the palate. Here's how to get started.
  1. Stocking the Scandinavian Pantry: Tools and Ingredients
  2. Step-by-step Cooking Lessons and Techniques
  3. Styles of Scandinavian Entertaining

Stocking the Scandinavian Pantry: Tools and Ingredients

Sandbakkels tins are inexpensive and fun to collect

Got Cardamom? Here are the ingredients and tools that will help you prepare traditional Scandinavian favorites in the blink of a Nisse's eye.

Step-by-step Cooking Lessons and Techniques

Freshly rolled-out lefse is transferred to the griddle.

Illustrated steps to preparing Scandinavia's hallmark dishes.

Styles of Scandinavian Entertaining

Norwegian Kransekake

Scandinavians and Scandinavian-Americans know the importance of feasts and celebrations in promoting both individual and community well-being in sometimes harsh living environments. Warm up your next gathering by adopting one of these great styles of entertaining.

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