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I Got a New Polish Cookbook!

I Got a New Polish Cookbook! Yesterday I was at a local bookstore here looking for books for the English conversation classes I teach unfortunately fortunately right next right next to where I was looking was the cookbook section! Unfortunately the book is … 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…Apple Butter (Masło Jabłkowe)

Apples are on sale this week at a local grocery store for about 1.69 zlotys a kilogram (.25 American cents a pound), crazy I know!  So of course I had to buy some.  One of the things I miss from … 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….Cinnamon Roll Cake

For those that really know me I am a sucker when it comes to cinnamon rolls.  I LOVE to make them from scratch and I LOVE to eat them too.  If there is cream cheese frosting on them are even … Continue reading

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It’s time to cook…Lefsa!

I am proud of my Norwegian heritage and because of that my family and I celebrated Norway’s Constitution Day today by making my grandma’s recipe for lefsa.   I have some GREAT memories of being in my grandma’s kitchen rolling … Continue reading

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Time to cook….Mousse au chocolat (Chocolate Mousse)

One of the many perks of living in Europe is that you get to meet other women from all over the world.  Last week a few friends and I went over to another friend, Magali, who is from France to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (#3)

Well it’s Wednesday and that means little or no words from me!  So here is how we spent the last week. So what fun family thing did you do this past week?

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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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St. Patrick’s Day Polish Style

Well tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day and that probably means CORNED BEEF and Cabbage. WRONG!! I am going to celebrate my Irish roots Polish style with Gołąbki. I can’t get Corned Beef here (I have looked!) but cabbage is everywhere so I am going to make this recipe instead.

We will however have some green sugar cookies shaped in shamrocks for some Irish good luck!

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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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