Bob Lind, Published April 08 2012
No sugar on lefse? Not weird
That brought word from Gene Lee of Dallas, who writes he was both “surprised and disturbed” that anyone would question not putting sugar on their lefse.
“All my relatives, second- and third-generation Norwegian-Americans, eat lefse that way (without sugar),” Gene writes.
“If people put sugar on their lefse, we said they must be Swedish, the ultimate insult,” he says, but with tongue firmly in his lefse-filled cheek.
“Incidentally, on a trip to Norway many years ago, we had a hard time finding lefse,” Gene writes.
“When we found some, it was filled with sour cream. We scraped off the sour cream and substituted butter, to the amusement of the wait staff.”
And that’s the latest on eating that gourmet delicacy.
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