Originally Posted by Faron79
Since I've loved Lutefisk since childhood,
May God have mercy on your soul. I will try to bring this somewhat back to a DIY homeowner topic. The same stuff they soak the dried fish in, lye, was what people used to use to strip finishes from furniture! Lutefisk is rated as one of the top five worst foods on the planet. Nobody in Scandinavia eats it anymore. Have you ever seen the recipe? Too gross.
The trick with it is duct tape for your taste buds and spraying your throat with SPAM so it slides down really fast.
Leftsa, another Norwegian delicacy, is great for emergency roof patches.
Centuries of raping, pillaging and plundering all over the World and not one Viking seems to have been able to drag home a woman that could cook or even a cookbook.
There is a reason there are few Scandinavian restaurants outside of your part of the World. The top most terrifying food on the planet include:
Dried cod fish soaked in lye is probably not available at your local paint store but trust me, it will take the finish off old furniture. Slap a few soaked suckers on the top of an old desk and take a scraper to the surface the next morning.