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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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Whole Wheat Bread

It’s time to bake some bread! How about some blue ribbon whole wheat bread?

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Sphere Magazine, October 1974

Sphere Magazine October 1974 features one of my favorite truly American foods, wild rice. Read on for a dozen ways to prepare it this fall.

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Stone Ground Cornmeal

What’s better than stone ground cornmeal from a 150-year-old historic mill? Graue Mill near my home produces the best cornmeal and whole wheat flour.

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Pumpkin Caramel Kringle

If you have to ask what a kringle is, you are probably not from the Midwest. And if you know what a kringle is, you know you want one from Racine.

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It’s Chocolate Milkshake Day!

Did you know that today, September 12th is National Chocolate Milkshake Day? I didn’t either, but it’s a great excuse to make one, right?

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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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