Czech Culture & Adaptation Holidays

Holiday treats

December 18, 2009
Cookie, Christmas, Advent, Bake, Christmas Cookies

Sweet anticipation and preparation frets

I’ll admit it, I’m a bit of a sweets-snob. Growing up, my family prepared an array of specialty sweets in the week or two before Christmas. Although the actual sweets differ, my Czech in-laws are also keen on baking multiple varieties of sweets weeks in advance of the holidays. Following Czech recipe tradition, their sweets are then left on the balcony to mature until a glorious unveiling after dinner on Christmas Eve.

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