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Time to Cook…Polish Poppy Seed Cake with Stripes (Makowiec w Paski)

Easter here in Poland means eating some form of poppy-seed cake called Makowiec (the typical one is just like a jelly rolled caked filled with poppy-seed filling).  Almost every grocery store and bakery here in town has them for sale … Continue reading

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“C” is for Cookie

Another perk of this time of year is Christmas baking! Growing up my mother, my grandmothers, aw heck every mother I knew baked cookies, candy and all sorts of sweets during the holiday season.  So yes, I had to continue … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…French Bûche de Noël

Being the holiday season it is time to cook…French Bûche de Noël!  As I am sure you can tell if you are a faithful blog reader of mine, I like to cook and bake!  A good friend of mine here … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Banana Bread (Chleb Bananowy)

One of the foods I bake a lot over here when I have to bring something to a meeting or to someone’s house is banana bread.  Banana bread I am finding out is something that is truly unique to American cooking.   … Continue reading

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Time to cook…Polish Plum Cake (Placek ze Sliwkami)

I mentioned the other day the girls and I went plum picking and you saw how many of those wonderful plums I brought home.  We can only eat so many plain so off to figure what I could bake with them.  The … Continue reading

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