Tag Archives: Food

Is that a Goose?

It is the time of year here in Bydgoszcz where a lot of restaurants serve a lot of goose dishes and I love goose, so I am in heaven now when we eat out.  The other weekend there was a … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Apple & Bacon Smalec

I mentioned last week we have been using as many apples as my family can eat without getting sick of them.  One of ways we used some apples was with making…smalac. If you eat at a restaurant that serves typical … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day

How many apple’s can my family use in a week?  In the past 3 days we have gone through 12 kilograms (26.5 pounds).  Yes, you read that right!  We are in apple heaven here in our house. Why so many … Continue reading

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Tomato Rut

Yet another perk of us moving last summer into this new house is that we are able to have a nice little container garden in the front part of our house.  When we were living in the US we always … Continue reading

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Za Piecem Restaurant

Yes, I love to cook and yes, I love to eat out just as much! Friday afternoon we headed out for lunch with the last our guests before they head back to the US.  These 2 guests were only here … Continue reading

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International Day 2014

Last Friday is one of the highlights of living here and my husband working at the military base here.  Every year they do a International Day event.  People from the different countries that work here can do a booth with … Continue reading

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Time to Cook…Easy Horseradish & Beet Relish (Cwikla Latwa)

One of the neat things about living a foreign country is getting to experience the different holidays and the traditions that go with them.  With Easter being not long ago meant cooking the typical Easter dinner.  I always add a … Continue reading

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Happy Easter – Wesołych Świąt

I want to wish all of you a very happy and blessed Happy Easter or as they say here in Poland…Wesołych Świąt! Today we had the typical Easter dinner with family and friends.  “E” made a typical Polish vegetable salad … Continue reading

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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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Pierogies, Pierogies and more Pierogies

If I don’t eat another pierogi for the next month, I will be completely OK with that after my pierogi making get together last night! Once a month the church missionaries do something called “Culture Night.” This is something where … Continue reading

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Pyszne.pl & Giveaway

I will be the first to admit that at times I am lazy when it comes to cooking dinner. I love the thought of calling up a local restaurant to deliver dinner to our house.  But wait, I don’t speak … 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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Ranch dressing is here in Poland

A few weeks ago my favorite grocery store chain here in town, Lidl, was having “American Week” special.  They were selling all sorts of foods that are “American” in their eyes.  Now this is not the first time they have … Continue reading

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Time to cook…Paczki (Polish doughnuts)

If you are not from Poland or you don’t live in Poland then you are probably aware that tomorrow here is Fat Thursday, Paczki Day or in simple words…National Doughnut Day!  Yes, it is a religious holiday that has to … Continue reading

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Oh, what a morning

Yesterday it was time for my monthly coffee get-together with the other women from the military base where my husband works to learn more about each other’s cultures, raise some money for local charities and most importantly eating food from … Continue reading

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Time to cook…Apple Pastry Bars (Ciasto Francuskie z Jablkami)

Want to know what dessert “A” my 6 year-old(soon to be 7) loves to bake? The other week we had our church missionaries over for dinner and “A” wanted to cook dessert.  This apple dessert is so easy that it … Continue reading

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What do I love?

What do I love? Family time, chocolate chip cookies and ice cream!  This past couple of days I had all 3 and was in HEAVEN. Rachael(our “adopted” daughter from another mother and father) had a few days off from her … Continue reading

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Time to eat….Sekacz or Tree Cake

I know I am behind on posting about Polish holiday traditions as it was a bit crazy during those couple of weeks in my house but there is one tradition that is too good not to tell you about! Not … Continue reading

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Turkey Day in Poland

Yet another tradition that no matter where we live, we celebrate is Thanksgiving.  Last Thursday was no exception.  But what made this day extra special is that 4 of our church missionaries wanted to do all the cooking just that … 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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St. Martin’s Day in Poland

Last week here in Poland there was a special holiday called St. Martin’s Day, which also was the same day as Poland’s Independence Day. St. Martin’s Day is celebrated on Nov. 11 throughout Europe. It celebrates the end of the growing … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day Poland

Happy Independence Day Poland! National Independence Day is the most important Polish national holiday. On November 11, 1918, after 123 years of captivity, Poland regained its independence. The date of 11 November was announced a national holiday in 1937. Since … 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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