• “Put JOY in your heart.”
  • A cake decorating kids’ birthday party
  • A Traditional Finnish Christmas menu, starting off with Rice Porridge and Fruit Soup
  • A Tribute to Kellie Lawless Krausmann — Co-Author of FOOTBALL FOOD
  • Addictively Delicious Spring Salad with Mint, Watercress and Radishes
  • Aebleskivers
  • African style braised chicken
  • Ahi Tuna Tartare with Roasted Macadamia Nuts
  • Apricot whipped porridge–Aprikoosi-vispipuuro
  • Apricot-Cardamom Cake
  • Auntie Colleen’s Buttermilk Biscuits
  • Baked Salmon with cream–Lohi uunissa
  • Baked Salmon with Lemon and Cream–Uunissa Paistettu Lohi Kerma ja Sitruuna Kastikessa
  • Banana Bread
  • Banana bread–banaanileipä tai oikeastaan banaanikakku
  • Bärentatzen without nuts
  • Beef Tenderloin with Remoulade Sauce
  • Beet salad, Punajuurisalaatti, Rosolli
  • Beetroot Sourdough Bread
  • Bellarom White Chocolate Strawberry Crisp / Белый шоколад Bellarom с клубничными кусочками
  • Birch sap / Берёзовый сок
  • Birkes, Thebirkes, Kbenhavnerbirkes, Grovbirkes dear child has many names
  • Blinis with sour cream, caviar and smoked salmon–blinit
  • Blueberry soup–blåbärssoppa–mustikkakeitto
  • Blueberry-Ricotta pies
  • Brunede Kartofler Caramelized Potatoes
  • Brunkager A Modern Version, Ginger Cookies
  • Brunsviger
  • Buffalo Cauliflower
  • Butter Mashed Potatoes
  • Buttermilk Pancakes
  • Buttermilk Pancakes with Fresh Peaches and Blueberries
  • Cabbage casserole brings back memories of school lunches–kaalilaatikko
  • Cabbage Roll Soup
  • Cabbage rolls–Kaalikääryleet
  • Cheese Canapés
  • CHEESE PENNIES
  • Chicken Paillards with Artichoke and Lemon
  • Chicken Salad with Dried Cherries and Spiced Pecans
  • Chocolate mint cookies for the holiday cookie exchange
  • Cinnamon buns–Kaneli pulla (korvapuustit)
  • Cinnamon Spelt Cookies
  • Classic Bread Stuffing
  • Classic Butter Roasted Turkey
  • Classic Cranberry Orange Sauce
  • Classic New England Clam Chowder
  • Cooking Together Again, Hot Kale n’ Grapes
  • Corn Fritters
  • Courgette pies
  • CreamLESS Asparagus Soup
  • Cupcakes with Super Easy and Delicious Icing!
  • Cured Salmon–Gravlax–Graavilohi, first post
  • Daisy Salad / Cалат “Ромашка”
  • Dinner At Tiffani’s
  • Dinner Under the Oaks
  • Directions for Sous-Chefs for Max and Day’s wedding
  • Double Chocolate Zucchini Cake
  • Dried Fruit and Cheese Platter for Fall
  • Drmmekage Dream Cake
  • Easter Cookies from The Solvang Bakery
  • Easter dinner in Finland / Пасхальный обед в Финляндии
  • Egg Salad, Fiddle Baked Eggs with Spinach, JOY CHOY
  • Eggs en Cocotte
  • Fall Favorites – Pumpkin Muffins, Pumpkin Bread, Butternut Squash Soup and more
  • Feature in California Homes Magazine
  • Finding J O Y
  • Finding the Best Wine
  • Fingerling Potatoes with Caviar and Creme Fraiche
  • Finnish Blueberry Rooster – Mustikkakukko – Rättänä
  • Finnish bun – Finnish Pulla
  • Finnish buttermilk crepes/pancakes (lätty,lettu, lätyt in Finnish–plätt in Swedish–plett in Norwegian…)
  • Finnish Cardamon Ribbon Cookies–Kardemummaviipaleet
  • Finnish Carrot Casserole, Porkkanalaatiko
  • Finnish Christmas Prune Tarts, Joulutortut
  • Finnish Coffee Fingers Finskar Pinnar
  • Finnish Deep Fried Pulla – Finnish Doughnut – Munkki
  • Finnish hamburger pies–lihapiirakka
  • Finnish Malted Rye Bread–Ruisleipä
  • Finnish Mead – Sima
  • Finnish Mushroom salad — Sienisalaatti
  • Finnish Mustard for Christmas
  • Finnish pea soup and pancakes / Финский гороховый суп с блинами
  • Finnish Rye Bun Meets Mediterranean Flavors
  • Finnish Skillet Oven Pancake – Pannukakku
  • Finnish Sourdough Rye Bread with Malted Rye Flour
  • Finnish Turnip Casserole (Lanttulaatikko) for Thanksgiving?
  • Fish soup made with salmon–kalakeitto (lohikeitto)
  • Forest biscuit – Mettäkakko
  • Fork Biscuits – Haarukkaleivät
  • Freshly Squeezed Lemonade
  • Fried Rutabaga–Paistetut lantut
  • Funnel cakes for May day–Tippaleipä
  • Gentry’s Biscuit – Herrasväen Pikkuleipä
  • Gina Salad (aka Sautéed Figs and Grapes with Caramelized Balsamic Onions on Arugula)
  • Gingerbread Cookies
  • Giving Love on Valentine’s Day
  • Giving Thanks
  • Gone On Vacationagain 🙂
  • Gotland bread–Gotlanninleipä
  • GOUGÈRES
  • Graham Rolls, grahamsämpylät
  • Granny’s Carrot Raisin Cake
  • Grated Potato Casserole–Riivinkropsu
  • Gratitude Wreaths — Giving Thanks
  • Gravy
  • Greek Tzatziki Sauce on Gyro
  • Grilled Peach Salad
  • Halibut in Foil with Artichoke Hearts, Tomatoes and Capers
  • Ham, shrimp and blue cheese pizza with homemade crust
  • Hanukkah – The Miracle of Light
  • Haricots Verts (French Green Beans) with Mint, Feta and Roasted Pecans
  • Homemade Crunchy Chocolate
  • Homemade Ricotta Cheese
  • Hot dog soup, Finnish comfort food for a sick boy. Makkarakeitto/Korvsoppa
  • How the Recipe Testing Email List Began
  • How to Cook a Turkey — So Easy a Child Can Do It!
  • How to Dice an Onion
  • Hyldeblomst Saft Elderflower Drink
  • International Markets in Finland
  • Italian Vegetable Stew
  • J O Y Grows
  • Jam-filled Croissants — Hillosarvet
  • Jansson’s temptation–Janssonin kiusaus–Janssons Frestelse
  • Jelly rolls for Valentine’s day–Kääretortut
  • Jurmo Archipelago Bread / Aрхипелаговый хлеб Jurmo
  • Kale Pie with Feta Cheese
  • Kammerjunker Twice-baked Biscuits
  • Karelian rice pies with egg butter–Karjalanpiirakka
  • Kringle Denmarks Best Kringle
  • Krleksmums aka Love Yummies A Swedish Cake
  • Krumkake Norwegian Waffle Cookies
  • Kulitsa, a sweet bread for Easter
  • Lagkagebunde Cakes For Layered Cake
  • Laskiaispullat, Traditional Fat Tuesday Pulla
  • Lemon Curd Cheese Cake
  • Lemon pasta–sitruunapasta
  • Lemon Roast Chicken
  • Lentil Salad
  • Lihakeitto–Finnish Beef Soup
  • Linda’s Pumpkin Soup
  • Lussekatter Swedish Lucia Buns
  • Mad Hatter Tea Party & Egg Salad Sandwiches
  • Making Cherry Jam with Susan and Tina
  • Mama’s Tequila Cake
  • Mämmi – Easter dessert or superfood? / Мямми – пасхальное угощение или супер-еда ?
  • Mämmi, a traditional Finnish porridge or pudding
  • Mandelmusslor A Swedish Dessert
  • Marcella Hazan’s Lentil Soup
  • May Day lunch in Finland / Обед по-первомайски в Финляндии
  • Mead, kotikalja
  • Milwaukee Rye Bread–Milwaukee ruisleipä
  • Mini Fig, Goat Cheese and Kale Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
  • Mini Filled Omelette
  • Missouri Ozarks Cashew Chicken
  • Mistakes and The Best Inventions
  • Monas Rejesalat Monas Shrimp Salad
  • Mother’s Day
  • My Symphony
  • Norma’s Finnish Prune Butter Tarts
  • Nutty Raisin Bread
  • Ohraryynipuuro, Barley porridge
  • Onion Goggles
  • Opera sandwiches–Oopperaleivät
  • Othellolagkage Othello Layered Cake
  • Other ideas for Blini dough–overnight waffles and sweet pancake toppings
  • Our New Home
  • Oven Pancake with barley flour–Ohra Pannukakku
  • Oven Pancakes for Thursday–Uunipannukakku
  • Overnight Oats With Strawberry And Banana
  • Painting Under Africa Skies
  • Paralyzed by BIG Plans and Links To My Other Blogs
  • Pasha and Kulitsa–Eastern Finnish creamy dessert and bread for Easter
  • PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES
  • Pimento cheese
  • Pork Tenderloin with Plum Sauce
  • Potato flat bread–peruna rieska
  • Pots de Crème
  • Prize-Winning Peach Cake
  • Prosciutto and Arugula Bundles
  • Prune souffle
  • PUFF PASTRY HEARTS FILLED WITH SAUTÉED PEARS, CASHEL IRISH BLUE AND CARAMELIZED ONIONS
  • Puffed Apple Pancake
  • Pulla – Finnish Cardamom Bread
  • Pulla-Bulle Cardamon buns
  • Pumpkin Crème Brûlée
  • Pumpkin Spice Pancakes
  • Puttanesca Sauce
  • Pytt i Panna–Pyttipannu–Hash Swedish Style
  • Quick and Easy Apple Pie
  • Rack of Lamb with Caramelized Shallot and Pecan Crust
  • Rdkl Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage
  • Red beets and yellow beets with seasoned rice vinegar
  • Rhubarb Strawberry Pie
  • Rhubarb tart — raparperi-torttu
  • ROASTED CARROTS
  • Roasted Fig and Grape Salad with Arugula and Silver Chèvre (aka The Gina Salad)
  • Roasted Romanesco with Marcona Almonds (Cauliflower works too!)
  • Rolled Oats Biscuits – Kauralastut
  • Royal Icing and Sugar Cookies
  • Rugbrd Dark Rye Bread
  • Runeberg Tarts–Runebergin tortut
  • Rye bread — Ruispalat
  • Rye Bread with Lingonberry Jam
  • Sabina rye bread–Sabina bröd–Sabina leipä
  • Salmon Chowder
  • Salmon fillet smoked on an open fire / Филе лосося, копчёное на костре
  • Salmon with Ruby Red Beurre Blanc
  • Salty sweet Salmiakki / Солёная сладость Салмиакки
  • Sautéed Kale and Grapes
  • Schnitzel–Wieninleike
  • Serina biscuits – Serinakakut
  • Shrimp or Crawfish Étouffée
  • Shrimp scrambled eggs–katkarapumunakas
  • Sima–Finnish lemon mead for May Day
  • Simple Syrup
  • Since Conan won’t eat Finnish, I’m baking German cookies today. Bärentatzen
  • Sissi’s Date Cake – Sissin Taatelikakku
  • Slow Cooker Chili
  • SLOW COOKER SPLIT PEA SOUP
  • Smrrebrd med Sild (with Marinated Herring)
  • Soda bread for St. Patrick’s day–soodaleipä
  • Solvang Bakery Featured in Santa Barbara Magazine “THE HOUSE THAT KIDS BUILT”
  • Sourdough bread
  • Sourdough Carrot Buns
  • Sourdough Courgette Buns
  • Sourdough Starter
  • Spinach, Celery and Apple Salad with Apple Mustard Dressing
  • Squeaky cheese, cloudberries, leftovers reinvented, and sausages!
  • Sukkerkringler Sugar Pretzels
  • Suomalaiset Puikot: Finnish Coffee Fingers
  • Super Quick Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce
  • Swede Sourdough Bread
  • Taatelikakku Finnish Christmas Date Cake
  • The Best Way to Cook the Most Delicious Corn
  • The Butterscotch Cream cake–Kinuskikakku
  • The easiest bread ever! Unleavened Barley bread–Ohrarieska
  • The Fiddle Diet – How to Find all the Information You Need
  • The Hedgehog Birthday Cake (siili kakku)
  • The Last Gifts of the Garden
  • The lowly rutabaga makes a delicious casserole (lanttulaatikko).
  • The Sauna
  • The Secret to Finding Miracles plus Cornbread, Figs and other yummy things
  • The Silver Lining by Hollye Jacobs, RN, MS, MSW, photographs by Elizabeth Messina
  • The Ultimate Margarita Mix
  • TILAPIA EN PAPILLOTE (or in foil:-)
  • Tomato Ginger Salmon
  • Traditional Finnish Christmas Ham Feast with potato casserole.
  • Traditional Finnish Sourdough Rye Bread
  • Triple Citrus Tiger Prawns with Thai Chile Sauce
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Vanilla cream Aito vanilja kastike / Ванильный крем Aito vanilja kastike
  • Vetekrans Swedish Tea Ring
  • Vitafit blood orange juice / Сок из красных апельсинов Vitafit
  • Vodka Sauce
  • WATERMELON AND FETA SUMMER SALAD
  • Watermelon Cubes with Feta, Mint and Passionfruit drizzle
  • What I Have Learned So Far
  • Whipped porridge–Vispipuuro
  • Wild strawberry ice-cream AINO metsämansikka / Земляничное мороженое AINO metsämansikka
  • Winter squash salad, Kurpitsasalaatti
  • Zucchinideller