Category Archives: Food and Restaurants

A Few of my Favorite Things

I was watching a show on TV’s Food Network a few days ago. A young chef was explaining his style of cooking and what had inspired him to become a chef. He spoke about his family, his village in Mexico, … Continue reading

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Summer Delights

As I walked through the supermarket this weekend, I was struck by the huge array of “treats, snacks and goodies” that it stocked. Judy had asked me to stop at the store and pick-up a few items since one of … Continue reading

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In Heaven There Is No Beer – BUT in Kennywood?!?!

I know I said that I wasn’t going to write any more posts, but I’m finding that it’s easier said than done to withdraw from thinking about Duquesne. For that reason, here I go again. Judy and I have had … Continue reading

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“There Is No Tavern In the Town, In the Town”

There were two aspects of life in Duquesne that were commonplace for virtually every hunky living in the area, as evidenced by the sheer number of locations. The first was the spiritual side of their lives. As early as 1902, … Continue reading

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SIRECZ – WITH VIDEO

I have to admit; I read the recipe and instructions for preparing Slovak Easter Cheese (SIRECZ or HRUDKU) and was a bit befuddled about the instructions and whether or not I should attempt this Slovak delicacy. After a bit of … Continue reading

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PAGACH Recipe – A.K.A. Hunky Pizza!

I have never made the following recipe, however it sounded very tempting! If anyone attempts this wonderful dish, let us know how it turns out! Pagach  Pagach is a Slavic dish that can be served as a side item like … Continue reading

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Slovak Easter Cheese – Sirecz

Richard Terek added a comment yesterday, March 20, 2012, in response to my posting about the wonderful treats our mothers and grandmothers used to make at Eastertime. Specifically, he mentioned the hot cross buns and the puska. Richard then added: … Continue reading

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