Nanaimo Bars

In Olympics news yesterday, U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin won gold in the ladies’ Alpine skiing slalom event, making her the youngest person ever to win a medal in a slalom event.  U.S. men’s speed skating team won silver in the 5000 meter short track relay competition. Our second-to-last installment of the 2014 Winter Olympics feature … More Nanaimo Bars

Grissini

U.S. skier Maddie Bowman took gold yesterday in the women’s ski halfpipe event.  The U.S. women’s ice hockey team lost to the gold medal winning Canadian team in overtime, and won silver.  Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova won gold, making her the first Russian woman figure skater ever to win gold. As the Winter Olympics wind … More Grissini

Funeral Potatoes

In women’s Olympic bobsledding yesterday, history was made at the Sochi Winter Games when Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams won silver and Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans took bronze.  This is the first time two U.S. women’s bobsleds have won medals in an Olympics.  Additionally, Williams is now the fifth Olympic athlete to medal in … More Funeral Potatoes

Apple Oyaki

In Sochi yesterday, U.S. skier David Wise won the gold medal in men’s halfpipe, an event that is making its debut as an Olympic sport at these Winter Games.  Tina Maze of Slovenia won her second gold medal of the 2014 Olympics in the women’s giant slalom.  For the first time in seventy-eight years, Norway … More Apple Oyaki

Skolleboller

In Olympics news yesterday, Steven Holcomb and Steven Langston won the U.S. its first two-man bobsleigh medal since 1952, a bronze.  Figure skaters Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the first-ever U.S. gold medal in Olympic ice dancing.  The U.S. women’s ice hockey team beat Sweden 6-1 and will face Canada for the gold medal. … More Skolleboller