Ballard’s Best Fiskegrateng for the entire family

Fall comfort food, satisfying and nourishing Julie Pheasant-Albright Seattle I grew up in Ballard, an old neighborhood in Seattle. To say it was primarily Scandinavian and primarily a fishing town would both be gross understatements. Ballard is home to the North Pacific fishing fleet: crab boats, halibut schooners, purse seiners, salmon boats, long liners, and fish processors. It was a rite of passage for high school and college kids to go to Alaska to work in the canneries or on fishing boats. I spent four summers there working in Bristol Bay. Ballard was primarily a Norwegian neighborhood, although there were plenty of Swedes, a smattering of Danes, a tribe of Icelanders, and
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Julie Pheasant-Albright

Julie Pheasant-Albright is a baker standing on the shoulders of baking giants—her mother and godmother. She is the author of the book Early Ballard, a history of Seattle’s historic Norwegian neighborhood. She is also a member of several Norwegian organizations in Seattle.

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