Category: Traditions

Christmas Here and There

I have been asked about the differences in culture regarding Christmas in the US for me and the Norwegian style Christmas with my husband’s family. Here is a list I have made of comparisons. CHRISTMAS TREE US: Fake or real trees. Most people get…

Risgrøt- Norwegian Porridge

I absolutely love Risgrøt. Here in my area of Norway, we make it with rice and milk. It is topped with melted butter, cinnamon, sugar and raisins. We eat it for a meal all the time but especially the day before Christmas Eve. Simple…