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  • Equally memorable was the 'makkara' - sausage - we cooked afterward on sticks over the sauna stove, then dabbed in a sweet-hot 'sinnapi' - mustard.

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  • Standing rib roasts were a regular fixture of our table, along with pork roasts, makkara (a type of Finnish sausage, rather bland, like bologna), chicken rolled in crushed potato chips, casseroles (the infamous Midwest "hot dish"), pork chops simmering in Campbell's Cream of Mushroom Soup, and Cornish pasties, brought to the area by miners imported from the played-out tin mines of Cornwall.

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  • The Finnish word for 'sausage'.

    November 16, 2008