A taste of both culture and culinary traditions, this invites you to partake in this peculiar, exuberant Scandinavian feast
The Last Word on Lutefisk provides you with the most comprehensive collection of facts, fiction, and folklore surrounding this simple fish with the unforgettable scent. Here, a historical account of this colorful lutefisk tradition is mixed with homespun tales, humor, tours, poetry, lyrics–even lutefisk cheers!
102 toasts, tidbits, and trifles for your next lutefisk dinner
The book, which covers the history, humor, and tradition of this uniquely festive food, was a finalist in the 1996 non-fiction category of the Minnesota Book Awards. In 1997, it earned the Merit Award for Excellence in “Book Publishing in the Humorous Category” and “First Book as a Publisher Category.” This award is from the Minnesota Independent Publishers Association.
"Days of ease and nights of pleasure
This lutefisk surpasses measure."
"Be happy my friend, hang easy and loose.
Getting tense 'bout lutefisk is just no use.
It goes down, tastes good, and makes you feel well,
Providing (ahem) that you get past the smell."