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Hungarian Cookbook: Old World Recipes for New World Cooks, Expanded Edition

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These enticing Old World Hungarian recipes were brought to America by the author's grandparents, but they have been updated to accommodate today's dietary concerns and faster-paced lifestyles. The author also explores the seasonal and ceremonial observances still practised by Hungarian Americans: bacon cookouts, fall grape festivals, weddings, Christmas, New Year's, and Ea ...more
Kindle Edition, 230 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Hippocrene Books (first published September 30th 2000)
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Joan
Sep 21, 2016 Joan rated it really liked it
Covers All the Basics and then Some

I liked the way the author incorporated her family traditions to the recipes. It's Interesting that the author's family first settled in Pittsburgh, which is where my father's Hungarian family went after Ellis Island.

As yet, I haven't tried any of the recipes. The author generally uses two versions. The first is the original and the second using more "modern" methods. One thing I do not like is that she recommends using margarine. I'm for using natural ingredi
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Jeanie Mccarthy Pityinger
Aug 19, 2016 Jeanie Mccarthy Pityinger rated it it was amazing
What I love about the recipes in this book is the author takes traditional recipes and brings them into the modern day, simplifies them. I've used this book a few times, and made a few of the recipes, and will definitely be making more and referring to it often.
Monique
May 12, 2012 Monique rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Loved the history behind the recipes. You could just read the text without worrying about cooking if you were of a mind to.
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Interesting. Tried some things.
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