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Vox Hunt: The Food of My Ancestors

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Show us your favorite food from the country of your heritage.
Submitted by MexicanRobot.

Like a good number of Americans, I'm pretty mongrel in a manner of speaking, but I have fairly strong Danish bloodlines, and butter cookies were a real favorite in my grandmother's house:


My wife's family has a good amount of Danish heritage, too, and every Christmas, we make kringler.  But we don't  shape them like the pretzel-looking things I'm finding on the web.

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3 thoughts on “Vox Hunt: The Food of My Ancestors

  1. Scrumptious looking stuff.What about aebleskiver? Do you make those?

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  2. What about aebleskiver?I know of it, but it's never been made in my family that I can recall. To be honest, I figure much of my culinary practices are fairly congruent with some of mainstream America– a small sampling of the various cultures that comprise it. That's why I have enjoyed reading your cooking entries, as well as canarygirl's; because there is so much intermingling of a similar nature. I think you know what I mean; after a while cultural dishes change, and mingle somewhat with the prevailing cuisine. (Of course, this happens all over the world.)

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  3. Ah, yes, part of what makes it so much fun.

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