The Norske Nook Book of Pies and Other Recipes is a cookbook featuring the acclaimed restaurants' award-winning baking. You'll find Scandinavian specialties, cheesecakes, tortes, cookies, muffins, and more than seventy recipes for pie. The Norske Nook was founded as a small-town cafe in 1973 by Helen Myhre. It's international fame grew from a tradition of Midwest home baking, informed by Scandinavian roots and enriched by the luscious ripe fruit and sumptuous sour creams and cream cheeses of America's dairyland. In 1990, Jerry Bechard purchased the Osseo cafe and expanded to four restaurants around the state (Osseo, Rice Lake, Eau Claire, and Hayward). The Norske Nook has won thirty-six blue ribbons at the National Pie Championships in Florida, including three in 2014, for Lemon Cream Cheese, Peaches and Cream, and Jamberry. The Norskse Nook Book of Pies and Other Recipes is compiled by Jerry Bechard and Cindee Borton-Parker.