Author: Christy Olsen Field

Christy Olsen Field became the Taste of Norway Editor in April 2019. She worked on the editorial staff of the Norwegian American Weekly from 2008 to 2012. An enthusiastic home cook and baker, she lives north of Seattle with her husband and two young sons. She is also a grantwriter for small nonprofits in the Seattle area.

Dish it up

Taste of Norway Editor Christy Olsen Field shares a recipe from The Best Casserole Cookbook Ever by Beatrice Ojakangas, released in March 2022.


Tradition with a twist

Taste of Norway Editor Christy Olsen Field declares the lutefisk drive-thru meal from the Bothell Sons of Norway Lodge in Washington a success.

dronning maud

Fit for a queen

Christy Olsen Field shares a recipe for Queen Maud’s Fromage, a layered dessert of egg mousse, chocolate, and berries first made in 1906.


Raise a glass

Christy Olsen Field interviews Matt Power of Tamworth Distilling in New Hampshire about Skiklubben Aquavit with a new twist on an old favorite.


In a good, good place

Christy Olsen Field talks to Tessa and
Ben Schierer, co-owners of Töast, a Scandinavian-inspired bistro in Fergus
Falls, Minn., that opened in June.

Ingrid's Scanddinavian Foods

Thanks for the food

Christy Olsen Field talks with Cathy Cleaver and Ingrid Legore about Ingrid’s Scandinavian Food in Oregon City, Ore., and their Norwegian food specialties.

norske nook

Made from scratch

Norske Nook in Wisconsin serves Norwegian specialties (lutefisk, lefse, meatballs, sweet soup, rømmegrøt, sandbakkelse, rosettes) and award-winning pies.