100th Anniversary

Here you’ll find posts about the 100th anniversary of Ingebretsen’s! Celebrating having our 1601 East Lake Street location since 1921 with a recipe series, special products, and more.

Curried Fish Balls

I’ve heard numerous people, including Nordic chef Magnus Nilsson, speak about fish balls being a beloved comfort food from childhood onwards ...
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A bowl of pea soup garnished with a sprig of mint

Three pea soups in a pod

On a classic, early-80s California road trip, a carload of friends and I were breezing north on the 101. The ...
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Lee’s lemon pie with krumkake wafers

Every cook likes to have a signature dish. It's even better when it's a signature dish that family and friends ...
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Ham Balls from Grandma Iola

There is no time like the present to preserve the past. Annie Malsam is doing just that as she collects ...
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Simple smoked salmon tart and cucumber salad

A supremely simple smoked salmon tart with cucumber salad

When you invite friends over for dinner, there are usually one or two people who ask sincerely, “What can I ...
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Appealing chocolate cake with minimal work

Fast and Fancy Cake with Cardamom-kissed Latte

“If I knew you were coming, I would have baked a cake!” It’s a warm, welcoming phrase and with Anne ...
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Marinated Beet Salad – An anniversary gift to Ingebretsen’s from The Norwegian Restaurant

“Congratulations to Ingebretsen’s on 100 years of incredible education, outreach, and dedication to your community.  Skål from your friends at The Norwegian ...
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January Sunshine: Orange Saffron Muffins

Oranges and saffron. Their flavors and color warm winter’s crisp aesthetic. Saffron gives a warm glow to Swedish baked goods ...
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Sandwich Boards and a dash of Danish Viking Smoked Sea Salt

Sandwich boards are a mainstay in Nordic casual entertaining. In the last few years, they have become vogue, and under ...
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Sharing Your Stories

One hundred years is a rare milestone and all of us at Ingebretsen's know who to thank - our customers ...
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