Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Slovak-American Christmas Memories
- And our family favorite is Braciolle, the childre now all grown and left
order it for e3very birthday and every holiday, although King Crab is a good
second finisher, but I continue to make the mushroom sauerkraut soup which
is loved by some and tolerated by others. Part of the wealth of america is
that we are a nation of immigrants and each has blessed the culture with
some real fine cooking. Can you imagine if we were sole a nation of
imigrants from the British Isles? I think that we would be very thin from
When we were traveling in England, we found that the only restaurants that
prepared food that tasted good were the French, Portugese, and Chinese
restaurants. Each effort at a Brtish establishment was a disappointment.
My wife was drooling over a six inch (high) apple pie and had to have some
with coffee. She asked, How does one remove all taste from apples?
The traditions are wonderful and we should enjoy those that are memorable,
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Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1923
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From: Michelle A Mader <Michelle.A.Mader@...>
Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Slovak-American Christmas Memories
Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2005 09:18:43 -0500
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> they should associate it with an apple other than it's aThat happened a lot that people likened a new thing to the closest
> fruit and it's red.
thing they knew. _Corn_ used to describe grains, which are rather
unlike corn/maze (once it was cultivated), but when the Anglos began
to grow it on a large scale in America, they actually made the word
_corn_ mean "maze." You mostly have to say grains, cereals today to
make it clear that you don't mean corn/maze.
The word _mel-_ that gave today's "melon" in English used to describe
a variety of round fruits including, e.g., oranges, which still shows
in the word _marmalade_.
> Now I don't know if the forbidden fruit was anHa, ha, RU, it has to be the pomo d'oro down there in El Dorado.
> apple or a tomato.
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