BY BEATRICE OJAKANGASExcerpted from Homemade The Christmas season for us was marked by the beginning of Christmas tree season in October. Isä [Ojakangas’s father] had discovered that he could make a bunch of money by cutting and selling Christmas trees. He would pile the cut trees onto the platform of his truck and deliver the … More Christmas Trees + Beatrice Ojakangas’s Pulla People holiday recipe.
Last night, the Press celebrated the launch of Homemade: Finnish Rye, Feed Sack Fashion, and Other Simple Ingredients from My Life in Food, a memoir-cookbook by James Beard Cookbook Hall of Famer, author of 30 cookbooks, and self-described home economist Beatrice Ojakangas. This sold-out event at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis included a conversation … More Lefse advice + Finnish Blueberry Bars recipe from Beatrice Ojakangas.
The Birchwood Cafe’s strawberry and rhubarb cornmealcobbler makes a tasty breakfast or dessert dish. See recipe below. BY TRACY SINGLETONFounder and owner of the Birchwood Cafe in Minneapolis ————Written by Tracy Singleton on the occasion of the publication of The Birchwood Cafe Cookbook: Good Real Food, which features recipes from the restaurant’s light-hearted, innovative, sustainably … More The Birchwood Cafe Cookbook: Good, real, seasonal food inspired by Southern family traditions.