By Pat Martin.
This book celebrates Czech culture, history, and traditional foods
and recipes. Youâ€™ll find information about Czechoslovakia and the Czech
Republic, as well as historic sites and museums in Prague.
The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids,
Iowa, celebrates the Czech and Slovak heritage with exhibits and
historic relics and papers. The museum flooded in 2008, and photos of
the museumâ€™s monumental move are shown.
Also included: Czech traditions, festivals and queen contests, folk
costumes, marionette theater, the legend of St. Nicholas, United
Moravian Societies, glassware, museums, music, and restaurants.
Recipes include ones for Meats and Main Dishes; Soups and Stews;
Mushrooms, Cabbage, and Potatoes; Noodles and Dumplings; Yeast Breads;
Kolaches; Desserts; homemade wine and more.