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Appetizers and Soups

  • Mulled Wine – Forralt Bor

    Mulled Wine is a wonderful treat during the holidays. I love being in Hungary during the winter time when it is readily available. It can be made with either red or white wine! Mulled Wine – Forralt Bor To every 750 ml bottle of inexpensive red wine (i.e. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Shiraz), add the […]

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  • Pogácsa

    POGÁCSA (Adapted from a recipe from Fenyőharaszt Castle Hotel in Hungary) While we were in Hungary in February 2018, we had some fantastic pogácsa at one of our stays. I really don’t know why it was so good except that it was. The place we stayed graciously shared their recipe. We translated it and then […]

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  • Körözött – Soft Cheese Spread

    This was easy to whip together and tasted great!  As with many recipes, there are many, many variations to it. My first time making körözött was in Atlanta GA. I was helping my friend organize snacks for the volunteers at the Hungarian Festival. Neither of us had made körözött before but she had a great family recipe and it seemed well […]

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  • Hungarian Mushroom Soup

    I found this mixed among some things I had put away. Kids were never a lover of mushrooms. This is a very hearty soup. It serves about six depending on the bowls used. ~ Alan Toth Ingredients: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 cups chopped onions 1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced 2 teaspoons dried dill weed […]

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  • Ham and Bean Soup – Csulkos Bableves

    Here is a Ham and Bean soup you might want to try. It is another that I play with to my taste. My mother would use chicken broth instead of the water? Again, to taste! ~ Alan Toth Ingredients: ½ cup oil (olive/peanut) 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium carrot, minced 1 medium yellow onion, […]

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  • Hungarian Meat Soup – Húsleves

      Hungarian Meat Soup – Húsleves I love this soup. I could probably eat it every day. I love the aroma as it cooks and I love the taste. Ingredients 1 lbs. beef chuck, in one or two pieces 1 lb marrow bones 3-4 pieces of chicken with bone and skin (thighs and breasts or […]

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  • Hannah’s Delicious Sour Cherry Soup

    Hannah’s Sour Cherry Soup Here is my recipe! Just make sure you don’t use canned cherry pie filling! And don’t be afraid to experiment with whatever fresh fruits are in season! Ingredients: 2 24 ounce jars of sour cherry compote 1 24 ounce jar of sour cherries in rum 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cinnamon sticks […]

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