• Chanterelle, Fig, and Blue Cheese Salad

    Chanterelle, Fig, and Blue Cheese Salad

    It was some years ago when I realized I loved September. I don’t think I had actually thought about it until I was an adult, but Septembers have been peppered with sweetness throughout my entire life. Some people gravitate toward…

  • Venison with Parsnips and Chanterelles

    Venison with Parsnips and Chanterelles

    Food was how I found my way back, back to a time when someone dear to me was still alive, a time when my grandmother’s┬ámidcentury kitchen still churned out the hearty Norwegian dishes that were at once┬áhearty and elegant. If…

  • New Potatoes and Chanterelles with Lemon and Dill

    As a Seattle-born Norwegian-American, a woman once removed from the country of her father, my way back to my heritage has been through its food. I’ve always loved being Norwegian. Dressing up in a child-sized bunad for Syttende Mai parades…