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Spring Into the Season With A Delightful Asparagus Tart

Spring has  been my favorite time of year ever since I was a little girl.  Growing up in Norway, the winters were harsh, long, freezing cold and dark, which made people a bit depressed and not very social.   Having day light only for about five to six hours a day will...

Homemade and healthy Knekkebrød

Each time I go home to Norway, the meal I most look forward to is breakfast.    Norwegians and Scandinavians alike take this meal really seriously.   It is often a serious spread and the meal can go just as long as dinner.  Various spreads are placed on the table,...

Seven Types of Cookies for Christmas: Day Six

December is without doubt my favorite month of the entire year.  Not only is it my birth month, but also that of many of my closest friends, and the festive spirits that goes along with both birthdays and Christmas makes this a more carefree time where we can allow...
Seven Types of Cookies for Christmas: Day Five

Seven Types of Cookies for Christmas: Day Five

Every time I see “kransekakestenger” on a cookie plate, my mouth instantly starts to water. These soft, chewy and flavor-packed concoctions contain only three ingredients but taste so heavenly it’s easy to believe these take all day to bake when...
Seven Types of Cookies for Christmas: Day One

Seven Types of Cookies for Christmas: Day One

Baking seven kinds of cookies for Christmas has long been a tradition in Norway. And why exactly seven, you ask? The number seven was regarded as a lucky number in the old days, which is why people felt the need to fill their cake boxes with this many varieties. While...