Tag Archives: Christmas

Ribbe & Norwegian Christmas Cabbage

In modern Norway, this meal is one of the traditional Christmas dinners (right up there with lamb roast).   After I did some research I contacted my niece’s husband who grew up with a very traditional Norwegian mom.  When I … Continue reading

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Smoked Trout Spread

A traditional Christmas Eve dinner in many Italian-American homes is the Feast of the Seven Fishes.  It supposedly started in Southern Italy as la vigilia (the vigil) symbolizing the wait for the birth of Christ. This meal is not a … Continue reading

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National Cookie Day and Link up

This Sunday is National Cookie Day!  These little treats have been around for centuries!  The word cookie comes from the Dutch word, “koekie”, which means little cake.  Most of the original cookies weren’t as sweet as our modern versions because sugar … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday Link up #70

It’s a recipe party! It’s the beginning of the holiday season.  Just a little over a week until Thanksgiving!!  Need some more ideas?  Have some to share? And what about the days before the holiday – What’s for Dinner?” Here … Continue reading

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Easy Cranberry, Pecan and Ginger Scones

These tasty treasures are easy to make and great for any holiday brunch.  They aren’t the traditional triangle scone because the dough is soft like drop biscuits. Easy to make – great to eat – and they freeze well too. … Continue reading

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