Category Archives: Hungary

My madeleines…

Most everyone has heard of Proust, I don’t think it is just a French major kind of thing. Many have heard of the his story of having tea and madeleines and having the experience cause him to recall things from … Continue reading

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A Trip to Bende’s…

Sometimes, I cannot refuse a bargain. MK thinks it is in my DNA. I am a good bargain shopper and I don’t mind stopping at more than one store to find what I need. It isn’t even just for bargains, … Continue reading

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Grandma Bori and Csiga

Although as a kid, I never liked Csiga (I was an impossible eater), I love them now. Csiga are most interesting Hungarian noodles that are made from a small square of noodle dough that is curled around a small, special … 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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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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