This book, a revision of Scandinavian Christmas, out of print for over a decade, features Christmas scenes from Washington to Pennsylvania. Essays and stories by Scandinavian writers about Christmas are included. There are stories by Selma Lagerlöf, facts about St. Lucia traditions for Swedish Americans, and information about Norwegian and Danish customs. Photographs show St. Lucia arriving in a replica of a Viking boat at Poulsbo, Washington; Christmas customs at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah, Iowa; the Swedisah American Historical Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; the Danish Windmill, Elk Horn, Iowa; the Swedish-American Museum, Chicago; and the St. Olaf Christmas choirs and orchestra, Northfield, Minnesota. Recipes feature all five Scandinavian countries: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, and Finland from American contributors. They include beverages, appetizers, vegetables, side dishes, breads, soups, main dishes, and desserts.
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