Swedish

Several Swedish cardamom buns cooling on a wire rack.

Swedish Cardamom Buns

The hardest part about making these delightful Swedish pastries is choosing which combination of butter filling and sweet glaze you want.

A cast-iron skillet filled with easy skillet meatballs, and a plate of meatballs with some sauce and mashed potatoes

Easy Skillet Meatballs

Simple to make, kid-friendly, incredibly versatile, and essentially foolproof. Let’s not forget to mention uber delicious. That’s what we think of these easy skillet meatballs perfect for weeknights.

Three glasses of glogg (mulled wine) with orange slices and cinnamon sticks

Swedish Christmas Glögg

Glogg is Scandinavian mulled wine served at Christmas. This version combines port wine, brandy, whiskey, raisins, almonds, orange zest, cinnamon, and cardamon.

A white tray filled with Swedish meatballs--a combination of veal, pork, and beef--filled with cranberry sauce and topped with a white cream sauce

Swedish Meatballs

“Delicious.” “Simple.” “Beautiful.” “Easy.” That’s what our testers are saying about this Swedish meatballs recipe.

a sheet of raw black pepper cookie dough with shapes--men, stars reindeer, hearts--cut into it

Black Pepper Cookies

It’s no surprise that a traditional Scandinavian cookie would be warming. Chalk it up to an inspired melding of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, black pepper, and cocoa.

A glass mug of glogg aquavit on a white saucer with a pile of almonds on a red placemat.

Glögg

From the beginning of December on through the New Year, glogg–a spiced wine–is served in Swedish homes on festive occasions or when visitors drop by.