Category Archives: Hungary

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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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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Busy day, Bruce Feiler, and Storytelling

It was a long day, totally of my own doing, as we had three kids, one with a fever, one who was most interested that her cousin was coming over, and one who had to go to preschool, necessitating carpooling. … Continue reading

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