Category Archives: Christmas

It’s the Great Cookie Exchange!

Cookies, cookies, cookies!! It’s a cookie exchange! Here is the place to find some recipes for cookies and to share your own amazing ideas – Year around!  Cookies aren’t just for Christmas you know – Cookies have been around for … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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Solstice Glögg – A Yule Tradition

The Winter Solstice is the longest night and shortest day of the year and it happens at the same moment for everyone on earth. It’s when the sun reaches its farthest point south it has been the entire year and … Continue reading

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Cranberry Sauce with Tangerine and Port Wine

There are five states in the US that produces cranberries, two of them being Oregon and Washington.  Although the North West production only accounts for a small amount of the total barrels produced (about 500,000 of the roughly 8,500,000 estimated … Continue reading

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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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