When I was a kid growing up in New England, New Year’s Eve was a very special family holiday. My parent’s best friends would come for dinner, which was typically fondue. All the rage in the ‘60s, we would start … Continue reading
On the first day of Advent, it is a Swedish tradition to take down all the Christmas things from the attic and bake Pepparkokor and Lussekattor. Then everyone goes out and window shops. This Sunday is known as “Skyltsondag”.
This was one of my mother’s favorite recipes. It can be made with either fresh or frozen blueberries. But I will warn you, it is addictive. Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons shortening 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 ¾ cup sifted … Continue reading