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…

  • Chicken Salad with Dried Cherries and Spiced Pecans

    photography Amy Albertson Squeezing lemon juice on the apples to keep them from turning photography Amy Albertson Plochman’s. My favorite mustard as you all know! photography Amy Albertson Trader Joe’s…

  • Rack of Lamb with Caramelized Shallot and Pecan Crust

    photography Lauren Mann Adding Reduced Balsamic Vinegar to the Caramelized Shallots photography Lauren Mann Adding Reduced Balsamic Vinegar to the Caramelized Shallots photography Lauren Mann Adding pecans and bread crumbs.…