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Who’s cooking dinner?

One of “E’s” favorite classes at school is her Wednesday cooking class.  She is turning into a mini-me with her love of cooking and baking. She is 9 year old and she is getting older and more independent but the … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Pierogi with Potato & Cheese “Russian”

As I mentioned in yesterday’s blog post on Sunday night I had a pierogi making get together.   Well like I promised here is the recipe for making my favorite Pierogi. Now that I have put that in writing I … Continue reading

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Where are you from?

The other afternoon the girls and I were out for a walk here in town and we ran into one of the sets of our church missionaries here in town.  We did not recognize one the young men as they … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Pancake & Bacon Dippers

I wish I could give credit where credit is due for this recipe but a friend posted this idea on Facebook the other week and this friend post a LOT to Facebook and I can not find it on her … Continue reading

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The Best European Cookery Books for Christmas

The Best European Cookery Books for Christmas   A cookery book may be a popular Christmas gift but there’s every reason to treat keen cooks this year with culinary gems hitting the book aisles at the moment. Among the hit … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I wanted to wish all my American friends and family….. Even though we are in Poland and today is like any other day, kids going to school, husband going to work and me hitting the gym, we are still have … Continue reading

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Who likes Italian cooking?

Yesterday was yet another cooking class, who likes Italian cooking? I participated in yet another cooking class with a few of my friends.  My friend Patryk who has done other cooking classes for us taught us more wonder Italian dishes. … Continue reading

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Well that was fun

Several friends and I have formed a cooking club, since a good share of them are from other countries we all want to know how and what each of us cook in home countries.  Well, a Groupon coupon that I … Continue reading

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Bringing the 4th of July to us!!

Happy 4th of July!!! Unfortunately, it just does not feel like the 4th of July here.  Maybe it’s because my hubby is working LONG hours today and I am teaching English lessons, or we don’t have family here to do … Continue reading

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Strawberry Jam Season is Here!

Strawberry Jam Season is Here! The past week and half I have seen a ton of strawberry stands up around town!  It is strawberry season here and I am in LOVE!    Not only are they everywhere but they are … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Dutch Rice Pudding (Rijstebrij)

Time to Cook…Dutch Rice Pudding (Rijstebrij) As you know we moved to Poland a year ago from the Netherlands and I do get homesick for Dutch culture and food.  Well last week a few friends I got together to learn … Continue reading

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Italian Cooking Lesson in Poland?

Italian Cooking Lesson in Poland? Last week a few of friends of mine got together at one of my favorite restaurants here in town, NUVO for an Italian cooking class.  The chef from the restaurant cooked for a few years in Italy … Continue reading

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A Hamburger Never Tasted So Good!

Last night it was suppose to get to -20 below 0 and with the wind chill it would be -27!!  So we decided to bring a bit of summer inside to warm us up for dinner tonight! We usually have … 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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Cooking American Style

One of the great things about living where I live is meeting other expat wives in the area. Last Tuesday, I had 2 French, 1 Estonian, and 1 Slovakian friend come over to my house for a cooking lesson and I showed … 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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Time to cook….Borscht

One of the foods that I LOVE here in Poland is the Beet Soup or as they say call it Barszcz.  We have eaten this at a few different places and well each place makes it different, no two have been exactly the same.  And if search for recipes you will bring up hundreds all cooked just a bit differently.

So here is just one way to make it….

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Time to cook….Gołąbki

Welcome to Tasteful Thursday’s!

The other day I spent the day learning to cook this AMAZING polish dish Gołąbki with my dear friends Ewa and Kornilia. They remember cooking these with their grandma’s.  So what are Gołąbki’s? They remind me of stuffed cabbage that my grandmother made just she didn’t cook the meat ahead of time she but the casserole dish in the oven to cook. Just that these polish version has a sweet

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