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Re: Happy Holidays to All/now kiffles


For us, pickled herring was a New Year's dish, supposed to bring good luck.

When I was a kid, my Mom's sisters and their friends used to speak Polish to
tell secrets after we kids learned to spell. It was one language that many
of the neighborhood had in common, since many had refugeed through Poland
from other countries during the first world war.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Daniel Roman" <djroman@worldnet.att.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, December 25, 2003 12:03 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Happy Holidays to All/now kiffles

> Kitty,
> The lekvar I use is prune, never tried apricot. I'm Polish but we have a
> of foods in common with them. My mom even spoke Polish, Hungarian and
> Russian fluently even though she was born in this country. We lived in a
> mixed neighbor and shared foods during the holidays. I guess that is where
> get my taste preferences from. I even like pickled herrings. They were a
> staple at the Christmas holidays when I was a kid.
> Dan

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