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41572Re: What in tarnation are “Kolaches” ???

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  • Denis Muras
    Jan 2, 2009
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      I must chime in on this one. My Grandma Muras made kolache all the
      time. It was a staple for the family. It was a great break snack after
      being in the field all day. She also made what looked like a kolache
      pie. Same idea in a 9" pan.

      If you are in the Sealy area, the Farmhouse Bakery is run by a Czech
      and she make the real homemade kolache. Learned it from her
      grandmother and opened a shop to make the real thing...

      Denis Muras

      --- In TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com, "vaclav_sal" <vaclav_sal@...> wrote:
      > My red blooded American wife warned me not to start another issue
      > with Texans about food, but since this is not about chicken fried
      > steak or BBQ I am willing to take a change and hopefully will not get
      > booted from Texas!
      > So, here it goes
      > What in tarnation are "Kolaches" ???
      > I fell for "Best Kolaches in Texas " advertisement only to chew on
      > hot dog wrapped in donut dough. And I though they were called "pigs
      > in the blanket" in the rest of the USA.
      > I have lived in Czech for 28 years of my life and had never had any
      > such food.
      > But I have to admit – I have not seen these "kolaches" advertised as
      > Czech food in Texas.
      > I would like to find out where did this
      > Czech named "food " - apparently native to Texas - originated.
      > And here is some Czech lesson about "real" sweet treats void of any
      > meat:
      > Koláè – singular
      > Koláèe – plural
      > Koláèek – singular diminutive
      > Koláèky – plural diminutive
      > My favorite - bite size koláèky – freshly picked plums with cottage
      > cheese and hint of – what else – poppy seed filling!
      > Mnoho stesti v Novem Roce
      > Happy New Year !
      > Vašek
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