Take a look outside. Are you in Iceland? Now take a look at your calendar. Is it Þorri—the coldest and most brutal month of the year, which stretches from late January to late February?
If the answer to both of these questions is yes, the time is ripe for a Þorrablót—a feast that calls for piles of smoked lamb, endless Brennivín, and a variety of other delicacies, including sour rams’ testicles.