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       Title: KUTIA WIGILIJNA
  Categories: Entrees, Polish, Holiday
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1 c  Cracked wheat or bulgur
       2 c  Hot water
     1/2 c  Poppy seeds
       1 c  Honey
       2 c  Water
       1 ts Salt
            Festive spirits
  
   Soak wheat in about 2 cups of hot water for 30
   minutes.  Bring to a boil and cook covered until
   tender. Mix in poppy seed.
   
   Cook honey with remaining 2 cups of water for 20
   minutes.   Cool and serve with wheat and poppy seed
   mixture.
   
   NOTES:
   
   *  Christmas Eve Kutia -- This recipe could be used as
   part of a 12-course meal known in Polish as Wigilia,
   or on its own.  Wigilia is eaten after sundown on
   Christmas Eve.  Yield:  Serves 4-6.
   
   *  For added enjoyment a liberal amount of festive
   spirits may be added. In Poland the festive spirit is
   usually called Spiritus, which is grain alcohol.
   
   : Difficulty:  easy.
   : Time:  1 hour.
   : Precision:  Approximate measurement OK.
   
   : Original recipe passed down through the generations
   and translated from Polish into English (with a few
   mods) by Edward Chrzanowski : MFCF, University of
   Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada :
   echrzanowski@watmath.waterloo.edu  or
   {ihnp4,allegra,utzoo}!watmath!echrzanowski
   
   : Copyright (C) 1986 USENET Community Trust
  
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