Jul: Swedish American Holiday Traditions by Patrice Johnson

Jul: Swedish American Holiday Traditions

Christmas traditions, particularly those involving food, often honor our ancestors. Throughout the Midwest where Swedish immigrants settled, the dishes placed on the julbord (Christmas table) tell stories about who we are, where we come from, and where we are heading.In exploring these holiday customs, Patrice Johnson begins with her own family's Christmas Eve gathering, w...

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  • Catherine
    (Note: The cover design isn't showing up in Goodreads yet as I'm writing this, but it is a beautiful book.) I was lucky enough to read an advance e-copy of this book being published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press, and man am I excited now to have the real thing in my hands come November. ...
  • Sheri
    A gorgeous book filled with warm memories, Swedish traditions, and classic recipes. ...
  • Cat
    I'm not Swedish, but have enjoyed their culture and traditions since discovering them a few years back (I even bought julbuk ornaments one year as gifts for friends and family!). I also remember how much my family enjoyed going to the Sweden House restaurant years ago; I wanted to see if any of the ...
  • Penmouse
    Jul by Patrice M. Johnson is a truly lovely holiday cookbook which features Swedish recipes although some of the recipes cross through other Scandinavian countries. I found plenty of similar recipes often prepared by Norwegian cooks for example. (My husband comes from a Norwegian background so I've ...

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