Swedish Christmas Cookies

There are certain things in everyone’s childhood that continue to make us feel the magic of Christmas, even in our adult years.  For me, it’s gingerbread.  The smell of these Christmas cookies bring me back to when I was leaving a carrot out for Rudolph!  These are spicy and strong and insanely good.http://lisagcooks.com/lisa-g-news/swedish-christmas-cookies/...more

Cinnamon Roll Twists: Make Ahead and Freeze

If you enjoyed my Kanelbulle recipe, then you are going to love these Swedish Cinnamon Roll Twists. They are fun to make and look different than your typical cinnamon roll. Best of all, they freeze well. Just allow them to cool after baking and place them into freezer bags. When you are ready to enjoy one, just warm in a microwave for 20 to 30 seconds....more
These look great!more

My Swedish Midsummer Giveaway

My Swedish Midsummer Giveaway. Prizes consist of a few typical Swedish Midsummer items and some Swedish treats. To enter simply answer one question. Open Worldwide. To enter go to: My Swedish Midsummer Giveaway...more

How to Cure Gravlax

I love smoked and cured fish, and have since I was a little girl. Lox and bagels and cream cheese on a weekend morning were one of my favorite treats, and I always fought for the biggest share of smoked salmon when it was available.  I don't remember when I first learned about gravlax, the Swedish variation where the salmon is cured in a marinade rather than smoked, but I loved it too, from the first time I tasted it. It has stayed on my list of items I want to make at home for a long time, though I still haven't actually tried it. However, with this round-up of resources at the ready, I'll be curing gravlax in no time at all! ...more

Lisa, I never realized it was quite so simple...and now that I know, I can't believe I haven't ...more