||When the sow gave birth, they set two piglets aside for fattening. They fed the pigs on potatoes and corn. They slaughtered one of these pigs at Christmas, to eat in the winter. There did not used to be fish. To kill a pig, you have to stab the knife in its neck. One woman used to collect the blood and another stirred it to prevent it from clotting. Other women prepared onions and leeks, and boiled eggs. After cleaning and cutting the pig up, they made blood sausages. The whole family got together and they had a big meal. They gave ôpresentesö (gifts of the food produced) to the important people in the village: the priest, the schoolmaster, the village clerk...