Pepparkakor (or Wish) Cookie This very Swedish cookie is like a molasses cookie but with a little more zip. They are also called Wish cookies because you are to place a cookie in the palm of your hand. Then, make a wish. Using the index finger of your free hand, tap the cookie in the […]
Month: June 2011
Meet the Staff: Tasha G.
How many years have you been with Nordic Needle? 14 yrs – Started in ’96 – had time off a couple of times! :) I always go one year less??? Not sure if that’s correct!!! What is your favorite needlework technique? Hardanger – I love that you don’t have to change thread so often! I’ve […]
Berry Smoothie 3 T. orange juice concentrate 3 T half-and-half or milk 10 ice cubes 1 cup fresh strawberries, hulled 1 ripe banana cut into pieces One-half cup fresh or frozen blueberries One-half cup fresh or frozen raspberries or strawberries Combine all ingredients in a blender, cover and process for 30 seconds or until smooth. […]
Meet the Staff: Amanda W.
She has been with Nordic Needle since 2006, but has only been a full time employee since 2010. She is the Shipping Supervisor. I have dabbled in a little bit of everything, but Hardanger/Drawn thread/Pulled thread are by far my favorite. Surface Embroidery is a close second. I usually have more than one project going […]
Nordic Needle Nisse
Last newsletter we talked about the traveling Nordic Needle Nisse. She has arrived and her name is Nikolina. Here she is standing in front of some of our fabric. She has a spoon and bowl because it is important to feed your Nisse to keep her happy. Before she starts her travels she will also […]
Norwegian Nisse Muffins
NORWEGIAN NISSE MUFFINS Yes, there really is a recipe called Norwegian Nisse muffins. Many cookbooks and on-line resources have this exact recipe! 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cloves 4 eggs, beaten 2 1/2 cups sugar 1 3/4 cups cooking oil 1 tablespoon vanilla 3 […]