Polish

Pierogi

Pierogi

The first pierogi I ever ate were made by my mother-in-law.  I was instantly hooked. They were pasta filled pockets with creamy mashed potatoes, cheese, and onion…what’s not to like. Pierogi can be filled with many things, other than potato, such as sauerkraut, ground meat, […]

Kielbasa, Sauerkraut and Potatoes in Beer

Kielbasa, Sauerkraut and Potatoes in Beer

Kielbasa, Sauerkraut and potatoes cooked in beer is a delicious meal. I like to add carrots and mushrooms to add another level of flavor, and to round out the all-in-one meal. My husband is Polish and he loves Kielbasa, so I make it on a […]

Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes

Potato pancakes were not something I grew up eating; needless to say, they were not something that my Italian mother made.  As a matter of fact, the first potato pancakes that I ate were made by my mother-in-law.  I liked them so much that I […]

Deconstructed Stuffed Cabbage

Deconstructed Stuffed Cabbage

Deconstructed Stuffed Cabbage This dish is a deconstructed form of stuffed cabbage that I learned to make from my mother-in-law. The beauty of this recipe is that you get all the great taste of stuffed cabbage without all the work. I made a few changes […]