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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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Leena’s Finnish Slice Cookies

Leena’s Finnish Slice Cookies are now my favorite cookie in the world. But one thing is better and that’s Leena herself. Come and meet her.

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Nordic Meatballs with Lingonberries

These Nordic Meatballs with sweet spices served with potatoes and lingonberry jam is a favorite dish of the Nordic countries and comfort food in the winter.

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Weekend Birthdays in the Culinary World

This weekend two culinary icons celebrated birthdays. Julia Child would have been 103 years old; Karl Fazer, age 149. Karl who, you say? Ask a Finn!

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Missing Finland…

Having returned from an epic family trip to Finland just a few days ago, I am waking up each morning thinking of having coffee with our Finnish family.

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The Wild Forager of Finland

Chef Sami Tallberg forages wild herbs across the Finnish countryside and works his culinary magic to put nature on a plate.

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Happy 4th of July 2014!

Americans love their July 4th celebrations, from the food to the fireworks. And I love my new red, white, and blue gift from our Finnish cousins. Take a peek and see what it is!

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