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Julekake – Norwegian Christmas Bread

Since I've been connecting with the "mystery side of the family" as my mom and I have always called it... I've found myself diving deeper into traditions from my relatively newly discovered Scandinavian culture. I've also gone back and reread all correspondence from the aunt that I briefly connected with on Ancestry a few years… Continue reading Julekake – Norwegian Christmas Bread

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Mushroom Galette with ALL THE CHEESE

I had my eye on several mushroom galette recipes online, intending to make one for Thanksgiving. I'd been planning it for weeks, trying to decide which recipe would be the best, and being disappointed when I couldn't find a suitable recipe on my favorite food blog, Smitten Kitchen. I wanted something that could be a… Continue reading Mushroom Galette with ALL THE CHEESE

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Cranberry Orange Bread for Christmas

I struggle hard with gift giving. There are very rare occasions that I really nail it... but it's almost never on someone's birthday or around Christmas. This year I agonized over presents for my family. My mom always tells me not to get her anything (classic). So I'm left guessing. I know she genuinely doesn't… Continue reading Cranberry Orange Bread for Christmas