Tagged: Norwegian

Norwegian 101: Pumpkin Primer

Heidi Håvan Grosch Sparbu, Norway Pumpkins (gresskar) aren’t the fall (høst) staple they used to be (som de pleide å være). Pickled pumpkin (syltet gresskar) and cooked pumpkin (kokt gresskar) has a history (har...

New from Norway

New Norwegian technology allows for quick and easy at-home radon tests John Erik Stacy Seattle, Wash. Norwegians are well aware of insidious health danger of naturally occurring radon gas. Radon can seep from the...

A very close race

While a large number of Norwegians want Erna Solberg as the next Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg also has popular support Staff Compilation While it seems that most Norwegians trust Erna Solberg (Conservative Party) to...

So, why are you studying Norwegian?

Students of Norwegian at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash. respond to the most commonly asked question Denise Leland, Seattle, Wash. Not a day goes by without laughter emanating from the Norwegian 202...

Love conquers all

The story of Arne and Ingrid Pettersen, told by their son Erik Pettersen, proves love can conquer both war and distance Kelsey Larson Managing Editor A Swedish woman. A Norwegian man. Already, it seems...

A Christmas dessert rich with heritage

Norwegian heritage, Christmas culinary traditions and family create the perfect holiday atmosphere By Daytona Strong A few simple touches are all it takes to create a meaningful tradition. That’s not to say, however, that...

Affordable travel for all

  Proof is in the savings: Norwegian shows how smart new technology can lower travel costs Christy Olsen Field and Kelsey Larson Norwegian American Weekly Norway’s high cost of living can cause a lot...

From one generation to another

Outside Oslo’s Daytona Strong reflects on sharing tradition in the kitchen Sometimes it’s a grandmother’s wedding ring, other times a great grandfather’s Bible inscribed with handwritten notes about special dates. When it comes to...

Rosemaling for all

Joan and Thor Dahl share their love of Norwegian folk art with the world The first time Joan Dahl was exposed to Rosemaling while in Norway, the art did not appeal to her. Which...