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Adventures in the American Kitchen

Whether you’re a seasoned baking expert whose knowledge could fill a book, an aspiring culinary novice hungry to learn more, or just plain curious and want behind-the-scenes info on our great American-made products, you’re in the right spot. In our blog, you will find a variety of voices from across our company, as well as outside experts. We all write with the same goal in mind: To share with you our observations, experiences and recommendations in the kitchen so that you can be well-informed and achieve outstanding results no matter what you’re preparing.

Posted:   10|04|2016   By:   Nordic Ware

With Halloween season in full-swing, the anticipated preparation has begun and the creativity has been brewing. We aren’t talking about costumes or decorations, but getting ready for the food, of course! This is the time of year to go all-out and impress your guests with spooky treats and terrifying bites to get fully immersed in the Halloween spirit. One of our favorite pans this time of year, the Skull Cakelet Pan, is the perfect tool for all your Halloween festivities. Not only are the complex details of these skull heads terrifyingly…

Posted:   09|20|2016   By:   Jenny D

The days are getting shorter, and the evening air now has a distinct chill to it that can only mean one thing: Fall is here! It's fun to think about cooking with autumn harvest ingredients such as pumpkin, squash, and apple, but I'm not quite ready to let go of summer just yet.

Walking through our Nordic Ware community garden last week, I couldn't help but notice how perfect the basil plants were looking in everyone's plots. I made a split-second decision to snip a sprig or two from everyone's plots and…

Posted:   06|30|2016   By:   Anne

There are so many different preferences and choices in the world of popcorn these days, the ultimate go-to snack and essential food while watching movies and sharing experiences.  Enjoyed simply by itself, traditionally smothered with butter and salt or with unique ingredients and flavors for a whole new experience, this interesting seed can be created to suit everyone’s taste buds.

For my own personal experience, pop corn has evolved dramatically growing up. For years, I would only consume popcorn drenched in butter and salt, which then smoothly transitioned into its “slightly” better…

Posted:   06|27|2016   By:   Susan B


Visitors to Nordic Ware's headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota will discover bee themed bakeware, a bee themed park & picnic area, and NOW, a real live bee hive!   The bees moved in on May 31st.   Their new home is at the south side of our buildings, west of our Community Garden and east of the Nordic Ware tower.  The bees came to us from the University of Minnesota's Bee Lab, where research is taking place to help bees make a comeback:   

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Posted:   05|09|2016   By:   Mike Q


As a company, we always strive to differentiate ourselves by bringing new and unique items to market. Our Kettle Smoker is definitely one of these items, allowing you to easily infuse meats, wild game, pizza, vegetables, fruit, and fish with a delicious smoked flavor, one of the hot menu trends listed for 2016, according to Technomic Inc.

The 365 Kettle Smoker comes with amazing features that sets it apart and can be used in any kind of household, either indoor or outdoor. It will…

Posted:   05|03|2016   By:   Nordic Ware

We have an exciting Bundt opportunity you won't want to miss! 

What if you could choose 6 new Bundt shapes you have always wanted? Enter our May Sweepstakes, "6 Months of Bundts," and we will randomly select two winners who will each have a chance to get 6 new Bundt shapes over a period of 6 months!  Dont forget to share with friends and family to increase your chances of winning (visit link for more details). 

Sweepstakes has ended. Thanks for entering!

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Posted:   04|08|2016   By:   Susan B

Bees are in the news!  Search "bees" online and you'll see headlines and cover stories about the critical importance of these hardworking little pollinators.  You'll also read about the worrisome decline in honey bee and native bee numbers due to pesticides, habitat loss, disease, mites and more. Thankfully people in the know are speaking up and taking action on this vitally important topic, specifically groups like the United States Enviornmental Protection Agency, European Union, and United Nations.  Read on to see how YOU can make a difference too.   …

Posted:   04|08|2016   By:   Nordic Ware

A childhood favorite for many, the hot dog has remained a simple classic meal, implemented in American cuisine. A popular ball park indulgence or street food must-have, the hot dog has not seem to phase out of the food trend market, even if it is a “once-in-a-while” food choice for many. Nowadays, gourmet hot dogs, bratwurst, and sausages are all the rage in the protein market, especially ideas from around the world. The New York Time’s bestselling journal of food and writing, Lucky Peach, has recently published a book about the best…

Posted:   03|22|2016   By:   Nordic Ware

Nordic Ware’s new signatutre line of gourmet Bundt Mixes are ready and available for all bakers to use! These simple recipes were crafted by a top-notch gourmet kitchen and have been tested to perfection. Whether you are an avid baker or more on-the-go and inexperienced, our line of simple and hand-crafted cake mix flavors are sure to impress anyone who has the experience of creating and indulging in one of these cakes. The mix will speak for itself as it combines the finest, all natural ingredients with kitchen staples to create an amazing…

Posted:   03|09|2016   By:   Nordic Ware
As a Bundt lover, have you ever wondered what shape is truly meant for you? Are you curious what Bundt best describes your personality?

As part of our 70th celebration, take Nordic Ware’s new Bundt Shape Quiz to find out what shape best fits you! Your result could be great inspiration for the next Bundt cake you bake! Make sure to share with your friends and family to show off your shape and personality. 

Take Quiz HERE

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