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DEFINITELY DANISH - Denmark and Danish Americans History, Culture, Recipes
1 DEFINITELY DANISH - Denmark and Danish Americans History, Culture, Recipes
Penfield 0941016943 / 9780941016940 Perfect bound, 6x9", 136 pages, Penfield 
This book includes the history, culture and recipes of Denmark and the Danish-Americans.


 
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FINNISH TOUCHES: Recipes and Traditions
2 FINNISH TOUCHES: Recipes and Traditions
Penfield 0-971702-52-7 / 9780971702523 Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 160 pages, Penfield 
A survey of all thing Finnish ? holidays and festivals, arts and culture, famous Finns, and history. "Fantastically Finnish" revised and expanded includes recipes, descriptions of Finnish resources, genealogical resources, and color photos. Gerry Kangas provided beautiful photographs of Finland in this edition.


 
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FOREVER DANISH
3 FOREVER DANISH
Penfield 1-932043-36-5 / 9781932043365 Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 140 pages, Penfield 
This book contains excerpts from three published novels by Julie Jensen McDonald, all featuring the author's Danish-American heritage. The out of print novels are Amalie's Story, Petra, and The Sailing Out.


 
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NORWEGIAN PROVERBS
4 NORWEGIAN PROVERBS
Penfield 1-932043-46-2 / 9781932043464 Penfield 
This popular proverb book will be available in May 2008, with new beautiful covers showing a fjord, water falls, and the mountains. Our son, David Heusinkveld, took the photographs for the covers when on a trip to Scandinavia in 2007. The book has a new cover with identical popular contents. Interior illustrations come from "Rambles and Scrambles in Norway" first published in 1878. The British author took his artist with him to make engravings of life in Norway. These charming antique view show historic Norway has become one of the worlds wealthiest nations. Today a display of the history of Norwegian people proclaims "We are no longer alone."


 
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NORWEGIAN TROLL TALES
5 NORWEGIAN TROLL TALES
Penfield 1-932043-10-1 / 9781932043105 Perfect bound. 6 x 9", 160 pages, Penfield 
Over thirty Norwegian troll tales retold by Joanne Asala. Includes lively illustrations by Theodor Kittelsen and others.


 
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ROSEMALING THE BEAUTIFUL NORWEGIAN ART & DESIGN COLLECTION II
6 ROSEMALING THE BEAUTIFUL NORWEGIAN ART & DESIGN COLLECTION II
Penfield 1-932043-08-X / 9781932043082 Spiral-bound, 8-1/2 x 11", 63 pages, Penfield 
Two books in one! Rosemaling flourished in Norway from 1700 to 1850, and the designs are still around, gracing old wooden trunks, furniture, bowls, plates, and many other wooden surfaces. This gorgeous, classic art form is still being practiced today. Penfield's latest rosemaling title combines two previous books by renowned artist/instructor Helen Elizabeth Blanck. It shows how to perform rosemaling with simple, step-by-step instructions helpful to the novice or expert alike. Topics covered include bands or borders, scrolls, getting started, materials, color harmony, accents, and quick tips. Dozens of designs allow readers to create their own works of art.


 
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SWEDEN'S REGIONAL RECIPES
7 SWEDEN'S REGIONAL RECIPES
Penfield 1932043195 / 9781932043198 Perfect bound, 6x9", 142 pages, Penfield 
Take a tour through Swedens Regional Recipes, a delightful title that describes each of Swedens diverse provinces and their culinary specialties. The journey starts in Lappland, the land of the midnight sun, Swedens northernmost and largest province. It winds through the others as well, from the fertile valleys of Norrbotten in the northeast to Dalarna, the heart of Sweden, to the southernmost province of Skane, where the residents eat a feast of goose on St. Martens Day. Enjoy arctic trout in Medelpad, blueberry tartlets in Dalarna, apple pancakes in Vastmanland, pea soup in Uppland, breaded potato bites in Dalsland, and Swedish meatballs, rye bread, and cheesecake in Smaland. Try minced guinea fowl with roasted root vegetables in a chapter on foods from Nobel Awards banquets. A chapter on Swedish holidays features everything from pineapple-strawberry torte at Midsummer to cookies and candy for Christmas to crayfish parties. And do not forget the smorgasbord chapter, which includes an article about the right way to eat a traditional smorgasbord as well as a host of recipes. With more than 100 recipes, this book has something for everyone.


 
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DANISH PROVERBS, Compiled by Julie Jensen McDonald
8 Compiled by Julie Jensen McDonald DANISH PROVERBS
Penfield 1-572160-87-X / 9781572160873 50 pages, Penfield 
Contains Danish proverbs, written in calligraphy and illustrated in black and white by Esther Feske.


 
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SWEDISH TOUCHES: Recipes and Traditions, Edited by David Wright and Martha Wiberg Thompson
9 Edited by David Wright and Martha Wiberg Thompson SWEDISH TOUCHES: Recipes and Traditions
Penfield 1-932043-53-5 / 9781932043532 Perfect-bound, 6x9", 160 pages, Penfield 
Midwest Independent Publishers Association 2006 prize winner! This 160-page, perfect-bound volume is the long-awaited updated version of Penfield's 1983 "Superbly Swedish." With 32 pages of all-new full-color photographs and completely revised text, "Swedish Touches" includes classic Swedish-American recipes carefully selected and expanded, now available in this new edition. Unique to this book are color reproductions by famous Swedish artists, and popular American artists of Swedish descent. Enjoy your favorites like Carl Larsson, Anders Zorn, and Carl Milles; and learn more about the beauty of works by John F. Carlson, Birger Sandzen, Paul Granlund, and others. With a special section on Swedish folk arts, and Dala painting, as revived in America. New color images feature Dala painted domestic interiors by Karen Jenson, noted Minnesota folk artist. Take a tour of the most interesting Swedish historic sites in America, including: Lindsborg, Kansas; Bishop Hill, Illinois; Scandia, Minnesota; and The American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota. "Swedish Touches" is a fascinating glimpse into the traditions of Swedish Americans, one of America's most colorful and artistic ethnic groups. With beautiful photos of all the customs, festivities, foodways, and institutions that carry on the best of Sweden's old world traditions.


 
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SCANDINAVIAN GHOST STORIES and Other Tales of the Supernatural, Edited by Joanne Asala
10 Edited by Joanne Asala SCANDINAVIAN GHOST STORIES and Other Tales of the Supernatural
Penfield 1-572160-15-2 / 9781572160156 Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 128 pages, Penfield 
Do you know how to rid your neighborhood of trolls? This book contains centuries-old stories of sorcery, monsters, and demons from the imaginations of the Scandinavian people, and reflect the fear of evil that haunts and fascinates the human soul. Collected from historic sources, they are guaranteed to frighten and to instruct. Illustrations by artists including H. J. Ford.


 
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SWEDISH PROVERBS, Joanne Asala
11 Joanne Asala SWEDISH PROVERBS
Penfield 0-941016-98-6 / 9780941016988 Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 63 pages, Penfield 
The Swedes are known for their love of beauty. This book is illustrated with early twentieth-century line drawings of scenes of Sweden. Full-color covers of photographs of sites in Sweden. Sage sayings such as "Better to suffer for the truth than be praised for the lie" and "Even the smallest of stars shines in the darkness."


 
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WEIRD TALES FROM NORTHERN SEAS, Jonas Lie
12 Jonas Lie WEIRD TALES FROM NORTHERN SEAS
Penfield 1-932043-41-1 / 9781932043419 Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 128 pages, Penfield 
Weird tales, wild seas...second printing of this classic collection of legends transports the reader to a strange, salty world of maelstroms and maleficent spirits, boat builders, and dream-wreckers. Originally printed in 1893, the tales came from northern Norway. Lie was the literary toast of all Scandinavia.


 
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DELECTABLY DANISH - Recipes & Reflections, Julie Jensen McDonald
13 Julie Jensen McDonald DELECTABLY DANISH - Recipes & Reflections
Penfield 0-941016-04-8 / 9780941016049 Staple bound, 6 x 9", 64 pages, Penfield 
Some of the best Danish recipes. Sites covered range from Racine, Wisconsin; Elk Horn, Iowa; Blair, Nebraska to Solvang, California. Sixteen pages of color.


 
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NORWEGIAN TOUCHES - History, Recipes, Folk Arts, Louise Roalson and Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret
14 Louise Roalson and Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret NORWEGIAN TOUCHES - History, Recipes, Folk Arts
Penfield 1-932043-17-9 / 9781932043174 Paperback, 6 x 9", 160 pages, Penfield 
This book tells the stories of Norwegian immigrants, their ancestors, and their descendents. It includes great Norwegians and great Norwegian recipes, including meatballs, beef soup, lutefisk, cod chowder, dumplings, cucumber salad, lefse, coffee braid, gingerbread, prince's cake, kringle, and lemon fromage with raspberry sauce. Norwegian Touches is beautifully designed and illustrated with about 80 photographs, half of them in full color. Featured tourist attractions include Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah, Iowa; The Chapel in the Hills, Rapid City, South Dakota; Moorhead, Minnesota's Heritage Hjemkomst Center; and Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, which bills itself as the troll capital of America. Notably Norwegian Revised & Expanded.


 
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SUOMI SPECIALTIES - Finnish Celebrations, Recipes, and Traditions, Sinikka Gr?nberg Garcia
15 Sinikka Gr?nberg Garcia SUOMI SPECIALTIES - Finnish Celebrations, Recipes, and Traditions
Penfield 1-572160-39-X / 9781572160392 Staple bound, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2", 120 pages, Penfield 
presents the ways and means of Finnish holidays, customs, and celebrations. Told with warm memories, Sinikka lends understanding to what it means to be a Finnish American. Traditional recipes are included, along with a brief history of Finland, travel, and listing of music festivals.


 
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FINNISH PROVERBS, Translated by Inkeri Vaananen-Jensen
16 Translated by Inkeri Vaananen-Jensen FINNISH PROVERBS
Penfield 0-941016-73-0 / 9780941016735 Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 51 pages, Penfield 
Cover of Finland State Forest, Minnesota, and of a scene in Finland. Hand calligraphy and line art throughout by Esther Feske.


 
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PROVERBS FROM THE NORTH - Words of Wisdom from the Vikings, Translation from the Icelandic by Joanne Asala
17 Translation from the Icelandic by Joanne Asala PROVERBS FROM THE NORTH - Words of Wisdom from the Vikings
Penfield 1-572160-22-5 / 9781572160224 Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 64 pages, Penfield 
This collection is translated from the ancient Havamal. Said to be given by Odin, Father of the Norse Gods, these words give a clear picture of the heroic ethics, warrior code, and home life of the Vikings. Colorful cover. Art work showing Viking treasures.


 
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