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Re: [Slovak-World] Sauerkraut on New Year's Day

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  • Vladimir Linder
    Thank you for sharing your very touching story. The published recipe is the translation of my mother s recipe in the book. Vladi - Original Message ----- From:
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      Thank you for sharing your very touching story. The published recipe is the translation of my mother's recipe in the book.

      Vladi

      - Original Message -----
      From: hwedhlor <Hwedhlor@...>
      Date: Tuesday, January 4, 2011 1:09 pm
      Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Sauerkraut on New Year's Day
      To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com

      > Hi Vladimir,
      >
      > 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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