Re: [Slovak-World] Sauerkraut on New Year's Day
- Thank you for sharing your very touching story. The published recipe is the translation of my mother's recipe in the book.
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From: hwedhlor <Hwedhlor@...>
Date: Tuesday, January 4, 2011 1:09 pm
Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Sauerkraut on New Year's Day
> Hi Vladimir,[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> Thank you so much for sharing the photos and your mother's
> hand-written recipe for Christmas Sauerkraut Soup.
> I grew up in a household where pork and sauerkraut were
> enjoyed, but usually as pork chops and mashed potatoes, and
> it had nothing to do with Slovak traditions or culture, as
> the family cultures were German and Cornish. I was adopted
> at the age of three months, and knew nothing of my
> biological heritage on my father's side, and little of my
> mother's side. I happily enjoyed the culture of my adoptive
> family, and the love of my parents.
> In 2006 I was blessed to locate my birth mother after
> considerable research, and a separation of 63 years. We have
> been close ever since, and one of the blessings I received
> from her is the name of my birth father, which was Michael
> Alois Severnak. I've been a genealogist for several decades,
> and was able to trace my Grandfather's place of birth to
> Nizny Hrusov, in the Presov Region of Slovakia. In the
> process of these discoveries I have met a sister, and two
> brothers I never knew I had, as well as the widow of yet a
> third brother who passed away in 1993.
> Research continues, and I am catching up, but still very
> ignorant of the Slovak culture. Would it be possible for you
> to publish your mother's recipe for Christmas Sauerkraut
> Soup, in English?
> Thanks for opening yet another door to my Slovak heritage.
> All the best,
> John Zimmerman
> Mesa, AZ
> On 12/31/2010 7:22 PM, Vladimir Linder wrote:
> > http://lindervideo.com/Kapustnica/1.htm
> > Vladi
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