With so many facets of Nordic culture to explore from five countries, the opportunities are endless. Wondering how to celebrate Nordic holidays and events? How to say “hygge?” Ingebretsen’s has answers for you.

Check out some of our most popular pages about:

Holidays and Celebrations
Nordic Lifestyle (including hygge)
Scandinavian Traditions (including weddings)

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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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Small tomte girl holding a heart sign that says, "I love lutefisk."

Maybe lutefisk isn’t what you think it is

This is a blog post about lutefisk without a single lutefisk joke. That's because I feel sad for a perfectly ...
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Ingebretsen’s Mini Christmas Gift Guide

In the days leading up to our busiest holiday we thought we would put together a miniature Ingebretsen's guide of ...
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Æbleskiver For All

Æbleskiver - a Danish Sweet Treat One of our favorite Scandinavian breakfast goods are these delicious pancake balls from Denmark, ...
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caribou embroidery kit

Embroidery Kits

Quickly becoming an Ingebretsen's favorite and bestseller, we can't get enough of the intricate embroidery kits from Hook Line & ...
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Ekelund – An Ingebretsen’s Favorite

Vendor Feature - Ekelund This Swedish brand is a staff favorite, a customer favorite, and an ecologically minded company rooted ...
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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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The Law At Ingebretsen's, we are huge proponents of being outside throughout the year (you can read about Friluftsliv in ...
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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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