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Coming to America

A few years ago we descended upon our relatives in Finland, and now it was time for them to travel to America, some for the first time.

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What A Summer So Far!

It’s been a crazy summer here so far! I have so much to tell you. I didn’t mean to ignore my blog, but it’s been busy around here. But I’m back now, so watch for new and exciting blogs!

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Finns Bearing Gifts

When a FInnish cousin comes to visit carrying a Marimekko bag, you know good things are inside! Come take a peek!

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A Cookbook from Helsinki

The rebuilding of The Culinary Cellar now includes a cookbook direct from Finland, thanks to our dear cousins who came for a visit!

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Bran Muffins with Dried Lingonberries

I usually add raisins to my bran muffins until I found a source for dried lingonberries! Did you know lingonberries are the new super fruit?

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It’s National Licorice Day!

Licorice. People either love it or hate it. If you love it, then you know there is no licorice like Finnish licorice. Have I got treats to show you!

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Sphere Magazine, March 1975

This entire issue of Sphere Magazine, March 1975 is dedicated to Finland! Featured are the foods, people, customs, and home life of the Finnish people.

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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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