Category Archives: Hungarian

Getting my inner Hungarian on, Part 2

I bought kenyérszalonna online a few weeks ago. This is the extremely fatty bacon that Hungarians use on the barbecue in order to drip its fat on good bread (in our case, rye with seeds) to make a surprisingly tasty … Continue reading

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Bogrács and Kenyérszalonna and getting my inner Hungarian on

Going camping recently, despite the intense cold that would probably stop most people from doing it again, Michael and I started talking. He asked about the origins of Goulash. He knew, as did I, that originally Goulash was made by … Continue reading

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Getting my inner Hungarian on!

Every so often, you have to return to your roots. We were talking about our daughter-in-law, Diana’s birthday bash at our house and we were wondering what to serve. We remembered that Diana had enjoyed the Chicken Paprikash we had … Continue reading

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The Tatars of Highland Park

Going to Highland Park was a fun thing back when our kids were young. We were new in the Deerfield area, having moved in in 1981 into our first house. It was, in short, a dump. I will get to … Continue reading

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Grandpa Bori’s pocket watch and…

My grandfathers were characters. One of them lived with us for a time, being asked to leave when it was determined that my father was dying. He was not an easy one at all. I almost feel bad that I … Continue reading

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