I grew up the in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Occasionally, my travels would take me by the Nordic Ware factory, just west of Minneapolis, in the suburb of St. Louis Park. They had a unique tower on their property that proudly proclaimed them to be "Home of Nordic Ware, America's Finest Kitchen Ware" as well as an image of a
Viking (it's Minnesota after all).
Like most Minnesotans, I of course was familiar with Nordic Ware and their iconic Bundt Pan. …