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No Bake “Cousin” Cookies

Cousin Cookies are no bake cookies with a fun story that traveled through the decades and across an ocean, bringing cousins together.

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National Hot Tea Month

January is National Hot Tea Month! What better time to use my Finnish tea, plates, and tea towels, all to enjoy around a cozy fire.

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Cooking after the Concert

After recovering from the excitement of the Paul McCartney concert, it was time to start cooking again. Finnish cooking, that is!

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Cardamom Spice Cookies

I’ll find any excuse to bake with my favorite cardamom bought in Finland, including these dainty little cookies to have with ice cream this summer.

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Finnish Wild Blueberry Coffee Cake

Is it a pie? Is it a cake? This heavenly Finnish Wild Blueberry Coffee Cake may be called a cake, but we’re not quite sure what it is – except delicious!

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My (Finnish) Blue Valentine

Blue is my new favorite color for Valentine’s Day. Our big-hearted relative Leena from Finland sent me a gift for this day of love.

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Kropsu: Finnish Baked Pancake

Kropsu is the traditional Finnish baked pancake that our family enjoys after Christmas.

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Arctic Light Hotel

The Arctic Light Hotel in Rovaniemi, Finland is the place to stay when visiting the Arctic Circle. Cozy, charming, and not far from Santa Claus!

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