• Scandi-Style Salmon Burger in The Norwegian American

    A taste for the sea must run in my blood. Wild salmon grilled, cured, or smoked; oily silver-blue mackerel salted and grilled; humble cod, elegant with its understated opaque white flakes–these are foods my kitchen knows well. Most of the time…

  • Easy, Elegant Shrimp Smørrebrød

    The art of the Scandinavian smørrebrød reflects something of abundance. Not gluttony, but rather a sense of appreciating the fullness of life’s blessings no matter the times, circumstances, or resources. [pullquote]Cook simply, with creativity, quality ingredients, and love, and you’ll produce…

  • Banana Sandwich

    Banana Sandwich, or Banansmørbrød

    Breakfast is all about getting back to the basics in our home. A little protein, some whole grains, a milk-based product, and fresh fruit–that’s about all it takes on the average weekday (special recipes are reserved for the slower-paced weekend…