Tagged: Lefse

Viking lefse

A recipe from Norway’s Folkemuseum Lindsey Johnson Cafe Johnsonia Norway holds a special place in my heart. Being able to visit the land of my great-grandparents 14 years ago is truly an experience I...

Traditional Norwegian lefse

On lefse and her spirit

The best holiday traditions bind loved ones together, and making lefse is no different Aaron B. Skogen Orlando, Fla. As a child, I would gleefully look forward to what felt like a national holiday...

Lefse: Norwegian America’s holy bread

Peasant food to some, soft potato flatbread speaks Norwegian to the generations Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles Lefse—there’s nary a Norwegian American who doesn’t love the stuff. Defined as a humble Norwegian potato bread...

The dog ate my lefse

Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles I had just returned home from some last-minute Christmas shopping when I noticed some startling pieces of debris on my lawn. Having three dogs—a 100-pound white Husky, a medium-sized...

The arrival: a Christmas Eve memoir

Lefse as legacy Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles Especially during a snowstorm, Christmas Eve afternoon would stretch into an agony of anticipation, waiting for Grandma and Grandpa. The route from Kenyon to Minneapolis was...

Lefse helps families stick together

Generations reunite for food and heritage Solveig Lee Mount Vernon, Wash. The day was Saturday, November 22, 2014, just before Thanksgiving. As in years of the past, family members arrived at the home of...

A Sweet Taste of Norway

Jeni’s Ice Creams in Columbus, Ohio, is serving up a sweet treat with its Flavors of Norway holiday collection By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly Jeni Britton Bauer became inspired to make artisan...