Finnish Recipes

  • Hanukkah – The Miracle of Light

    Recipe Testers, Last year my friend, Rhoda, invited us to her home to celebrate Hanukkah with her family. Rhoda said that she had gone to her friends Christmas parties for…

  • Royal Icing and Sugar Cookies

    Sugar Cookies and Gingerbread Cookies decorated by the kids Now on to cooking topics. Karen and I tested five versions of sugar cookies last year and four versions of Gingerbread.…

  • Slow Cooker Chili

    photography Elizabeth Messina Recipe Testers, A large number of you have been asking me for recipes for the Slow Cooker and I’ve been working on quite a few. Before I…

  • Gingerbread Cookies

    Gingerbread Cookies with Royal Icing photography Amy Albertson Gingerbread Cookies Gingerbread Cookies are on of my most favorite things ever about the holidays. I eat them non-stop from November through…

  • Pulla – Finnish Cardamom Bread

    Katherine with a half-eaten loaf of Pulla that didn’t rise all the way before we had to leave Katherine is wearing my Finnish Grandmother’s traditional National Costume. Cardamom pods that…

  • Puttanesca Sauce

    photography by Amy Albertson Santa Barbara Halibut with Puttanesca Sauce Haricots Verts and Black Caviar Lentils photography by Amy Albertson Puttnesca Sauce (large batch) with Nicoise Olives (we couldn’t use…