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Vegas Viking Lodge 6-152 of Sons of Norway, April 2018 News


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St. Patricks Day Parade
photo by Erik Pappa



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Membership Meeting - First Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM
Christ Lutheran Church, 111 N Torrey Pines Dr, Las Vegas NV




Next Membership Meeting - Thursday  May 3rd, 2018 at 6:30 pm

George Knapp from KLAS TV Channel 8 will address the lodge.

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Vegas Viking President Erik Pappa
Erik Pappa
Go, Knights, go!  Anyone who’s attended a Vegas Golden Knights hockey game is used to hearing those words.
But when you wear your brand new Viking ocular helmet at the St. Patrick’s Day parade and someone shouts "Go, Knights, Go" at you when you’re clearly dressed as a Viking, you might get a little perturbed.
"I’m a Viking, not a frickin’ knight!" is fairly close to how I responded.
If I had been wearing horns, no one would have confused me for a knight.  But we all know that wouldn’t be au-thentic.
Building an authentic brigade of Vikings to appear at community events is the impetus behind a get-together Saturday, April 14th at 10 a.m. at Lorenzi Park, 3343 W Washington Ave., just off Rancho Drive. We will meet on the southeast side of the lake, just east of the white footbridge that stretches across the lake. There are some shade trees there. Any and all are welcome!  If you want to be part of our Viking brigade and have fun, I encourage you to join us. Rick Senzig will demonstrate Viking sword-fighting techniques and cover authentic weapons, armor and clothing.  We will have weapons and shields for people to practice with.
As great as the St. Patrick's Day parade was this year with a wonderful lodge turnout and a handful of Vi-kings interacting with the kids along the route -- not to mention the large, enthusiastic crowd -- imagine how impressive we would be if we had 25 Viking berserkers in front of that ship!  How cool would that be?
The April 14th session is a step in that direction.  Go, Vikings, Go!

Med venlig hilsen,
Erik

Calendar 2018

 
May 3rd Membership Meeting Christ Lutheran Church
   
 
May 17th Norway Constitution Day Boulder City
  Celebrate Norway Constitution Day with a parade and picnic at the Water Park in Veterans Memorial Park in Boulder City. Time pending (either 5 or 5:30 p.m.)


More information about these events can be found in the current Newsletter  Click here for March 2018 VegasViking Newsletter


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 February 2018 Vegas Viking Newsletter

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 May 2017 Vegas Viking Newsletter

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 January 2017 Vegas Viking Newsletter




kjevleFavorite Recipe

Rømmegrøt

Rømmegrøt by Microwave - Serves 16 (this is not actually rømme grøt because it does not use any sour ceream, but still very good)
1 cup butter
1 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups half & half
1 cup whole milk
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 tsp salt
Direction: Melt butter in large microwave-safe bowl.  Stir in flour with wire whisk.  Cook until mixture bubbles; cook 30 seconds longer. Heat half & half and milk together, slowly add to flour mixture.  Stir with wire whisk while mixing.  Return to microwave until mixture begins to boil, about 2 minutes. Remove from microwave; stir in sugar and salt. Microwave 30 seconds longer.  Add more hot milk if necessary to reach desired consistency.
Serve with melted butter, cinnamon, sugar, if desired.
This rommegrøt recipe was taken from the Global Gourmet, Concordia Language Villages, Moorehead, Minnesota. Recipe submitted by Amy Erickson, longtime Concordia College Food Service Manager.
Thanks to Victor Tiden


LEFSE
so many inquiries for a super good lefse recipe, so here it is............

Ingredients
8 cups Russet potatoes, boiled and riced
1 cup whipping cream
2 tsp salt
3 tsp sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 cups flour

Directions - Cover and chill in refrigerator overnight.  Makes it easy to roll out.
Next day add flour and mix well.  Measure out about 1/4 cup of mix per lefse.  Form into balls and keep in refrigerator until ready to roll.
Roll on pastry cloth to about 10-12 inch in size, fry both sides on hot lefse grill at 450°.
Butter the lefse and sprinkle with a mix of cinnamon and sugar.  Enjoy!!
If you need a lefse grill, just do a search on Google.  I have the non-stick Teflon grill.





Where to find Scandinavian foods in Las Vegas:

IKEA
IKEA in Las Vegas - Address: 6500 IKEA Way, Las Vegas, NV 89148

Click here to visit IKEA

The international Market, just South on Decatur by Tropicana.  I just went there last week and found multer (cloud berries), Vestland Lefse, Daim sjokolade.  I am a happy camper!!!  Also bought gul ost, geit ost, sursild and blueberry and black currant juice.   Fiskeboller and knekkebrød.  You have to do some searching to find the Scandinavian foods, most are in the back just before the fresh vegetables but they really do have some goodies.
They will also order special items if you fill out a request.  The more people that go there and purchase Scandinavian food, the more they will get and keep re-stocking. So, if you want to be able to buy Scandinavian foods in Las Vegas, please go there.  It is an amazing store and great prices.

Linie Aquavit Total Wine & More now carry Linie Aquavit here in Las Vegas.  I know many people have asked where to find that.  Stop in and tell them how great this is and get some for that special occation.
Total Wine & More, Boca Park
730 S. Eampart Blvd.
Las Vegas

Chef Flemming's Bake Shop - A European Style Bakery
7 Water Street, Suite B. Henderson, NV 89015
(702)566-6500
http://www.chefflemmings.com/
Danish (Scandinavian) Day at Chef Flemming's Bake Shop is the first Saturday of every month. 8am till closing!
If you are Scandinavian, come in and have a taste of home.
Below are the Danish and Scandinavian specialty items that the chef usually bake for Saturdays.
Rugbrød Danish pumpernickel bread
Kringle Coffee cake in the shape of a pretzel, filled with an almond paste filling, custard, and raisins, and is topped with sliced almonds and granulated sugar.
Smør kage A traditional Danish coffee cake also called the seven sisters cake. It is baked in a round mold, each roll is filled with a rich custard and raisins and is topped with a white icing.
Wienerbrød Various traditional Danish pastries.
Tebirkes Danish breakfast pastry with an almond filling topped with poppy seeds.
Kransekage/Almond Horns/Napoleon Hats ? Rich pastries made with almond paste.
Limpa Bread Traditional Swedish bread.
Princess Cake Layers starting with sponge cake, strawberry jam, and bavarian cream, it is topped with green marzipan.
Rumsnegle A cinnamon roll topped with rum icing and colorful sprinkles.


If you know of other places to find Scandinavian foods and goodies in Nevada, please email the Webmistress - Lollo.


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