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Lutefisk is both a delicacy and a tradition among Scandinavian-Americans. (Courtesy of Kyle Nabilcy / Flickr)

Scandinavians’ Strange Holiday Lutefisk Tradition

People in the Old Country won’t touch the stuff, but immigrants to the American Midwest have celebrated it for generations

Erika Janik is a writer and radio producer based in Madison, Wisconsin. She wrote for Smithsonian.com about salamanders that refuse to grow up.

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