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Monday, February 2, 2015

goulashes and more

The oldest of four children, Elizabeth Kastal grew up cooking for her siblings while her parents were working in her homeland of Transylvania.
“There was chicken paprikash, and we had stews, beef stew, pork stew, all kinds of goulashes, all kinds of soups,” said Kastal, 59, of Ligonier Township.
“I wasn't thinking of being a cook,” she said. “That just happened here when we came to the United States.”
Kastal came to the country with her two daughters in 1984 in the pursuit of freedom, a few years after her husband, Laszlo “Leslie” Kastal, immigrated though sponsorship from the Hungarian Reform Federation.

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