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Re: Venison & Slovak Tradition

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  • Ron
    Thanks Lubos, I should have remembered what a good resource we have with you here! Ron
    Message 1 of 12 , Jun 1, 2010
      Thanks Lubos,

      I should have remembered what a good resource we have with you here!

      Ron

      --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, Lubos Brieda <lbrieda@...> wrote:
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      > Hi Ron, cranberries are served in Slovakia with "svieckova na smotane", cut of beef in a tomato/parsley root sauce. I can't think of any other dish that is served with them but I wouldn't be surprised to find venison served with cranberries. It seems like a pretty fitting combination.
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      > Cranberries in svieckova are served whole. Actually, I prepared this dish few days ago, but didn't yet get a chance to post the recipe. But if you check in few days, it will be online.
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      > From: Ron <amiak27@...>
      > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Mon, May 31, 2010 8:30:28 PM
      > Subject: [Slovak-World] Re: Venison & Slovak Tradition
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      > I was hoping one of the native Slovaks would answer, or someone would have had a 'wild' meat dinner in a restaurant & remembered the side dishes. In Germany cranberries are traditional with wild boar and venison dinners. I suspect the tradition is quite European, but wanted to confirm it.
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      > I did share two American Thanksgivings with the Czech (emigrated Slovak) family, and the didn't recognize canned cranberry sauce by appearance, but knew it instantly by taste. If you ever try that, stick with 12 pound US turkeys so they will fit in the ovens!
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      > Ron
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      > --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "Helen Fedor" <hfed@> wrote:
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      > > The cranberry is an American plant, so my guess is no.
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      > > All opinions and mis-opinions my own
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      > > >>> "Ron" <amiak27@> 05/30/10 8:39 AM >>>
      > > OK,
      > >
      > > Does anyone know if it is Slovak tradition to serve venison or other wild meat with cranberries or cranberry sauce?
      > >
      > > Ron
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      > > --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "Bill" <wkollar@> wrote:
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      > > > Well, not really.
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      > > > While I do use a bit of salt, pepper and sometimes a dash of garlic I never use steak sauce and only use ketchup on western egg sandwiches and on genuine very bland home baked beans. I will admit to occationally ordering a spiced up entree when the wife and I go out to eat but for the most part I prefer most of my cuts of meat and fish on the plain side and not doctored up to taste like some other entity.
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      > > >
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > From: William C. Wormuth
      > > > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Sent: Saturday, May 29, 2010 7:03 PM
      > > > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Venison
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      > > >
      > > > Dear Exactly,
      > > >
      > > > Hmmmm.... Let me see...., isn't beef that meat you put ketchup or steak sauce on???????
      > > >
      > > > --- On Sat, 5/29/10, Bill <wkollar@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > From: Bill <wkollar@>
      > > > Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Venison
      > > > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Date: Saturday, May 29, 2010, 6:48 PM
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > EXACTLY ! ! !
      > > >
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > >
      > > > From: PAUL WOLSKO
      > > >
      > > > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
      > > >
      > > > Sent: Saturday, May 29, 2010 3:37 PM
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      > > > Subject: RE: [Slovak-World] Venison
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      > > > Isn't venison supposed to taste like venison, rather than beef? <ggg>
      > > >
      > > > Paul Wolsko
      > > >
      > > > On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 9:32 AM, j_coulter77@ wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I have had venison that didn't taste gamey at all. The hunter that
      > > >
      > > > gave it to me soaked the roast in beer for 4 hours before cooking and
      > > >
      > > > treated the roast like beef. It was the first time I had ever had that.
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      > > > After that I have had venison meatballs and jerky both of which didn't
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      > > > taste anything like venison at all.
      > > >
      > > > All the best,
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      > > > Jennie
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