About Norann Oleson

Norann Oleson

Norann Oleson serves as Analytics Director, bringing a laser-like focus on business analysis and decision support. She also has deep domain knowledge around all aspects of gardening, which she uses to assist the team in making audience decisions that are data-driven and audience-centric. Norann also supervises all analytics support for our partners including publishers, sponsors, and affiliates.

Articles by Norann Oleson

Kumquats Preserved in Honey

Kumquats Preserved in Honey

If there was ever a reason to start growing kumquats, this recipe is it. I don't grow them personally, and for most of my life I had never even tried  
Classic French Madeleines

Classic French Madeleines

These little sponge cakes have a special place in my heart. I remember the first time I had them was during a trip to France with my family. We were  
Greek Lemon Potatoes

Greek Lemon Potatoes

Greek Lemon Potatoes are the ultimate side dish, and let me tell you why. For the longest time, potatoes got a bad rap for being fattening. Sure, they’re a carbohydrate—but  
Greek Yogurt and Dill Tzatziki

Greek Yogurt and Dill Tzatziki

Chances are, if you’ve been to a Greek restaurant or a gyro stand, you’ve encountered tzatziki. Creamy, tangy, and redolent of dill, tzatziki goes with just about everything. Traditional tzatziki  
Leftover Turkey Shepherd’s Pies

Leftover Turkey Shepherd’s Pies

We've all been through it. You cook a giant turkey, and then you're stuck with all of the leftovers. What do you do with them? You could make some sandwiches,  
Classic Shepherd’s Pie Casserole

Classic Shepherd’s Pie Casserole

Shepherd’s pie, also known as cottage pie, is made out of meat and vegetables and topped with a layer of golden mashed potatoes. My mom used to make Classic Shepherd's  
Green Beans Almondine

Green Beans Almondine

Almondine is the French way of saying “with almond garnish,” but in this Green Beans Almondine dish, the almonds have equal standing with the green beans. Not only do the  
Three-Cheese Soufflés

Three-Cheese Soufflés

I'll be upfront here; this isn't your quick weekday morning meal that you put together in a hurry and sit down to eat before you rush off to work or  
Salade Niçoise with Haricot Verts

Salade Niçoise with Haricot Verts

Salade Niçoise is a classic French composed salad that is a meal in itself. Hearty and healthful, it gets its name from the small, dark brown—slightly purplish olives with an