Category Archives: Traditions

My Christmas Post: Traditional Gingerbread Cookies

  With Christmas fast approaching my mind turns to the traditional foods and treats I grew up with in Finland, especially gingerbread cookies.  Now I could just head to the grocery store and buy a box of Anna’s cookies and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Countdown: 7 Days to go, Do You Know What You’re Making?

  It’s a week before Thanksgiving and my email inbox is flooded with food related newsletters touting new and exciting recipes to replace the same old, supposedly boring, tried and tested favorite recipes.  My question is does anyone actually try … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks and Holiday Feasts

I both love and hate this time of year. I love it for all the cooking shows and magazines full of fall and holiday recipes (that I drool over yet never make). I hate it because those same shows and … Continue reading

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