Posts Tagged ‘ Polish ’

Kwas and the race to save culinary history

16 February 2015
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Kwas is the Polish word for ‘acid’ and the name of a Christmas Eve soup made from sauerkraut & juice, dried mushrooms, and noodles or dumplings. My dad used to make the soup when I was a kid but I did not really like it then.  At the time I did not like any cooked…

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Going Home

3 August 2013
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Last February, I was lucky enough with the help of my job and a co-worker to visit Pakoszówka, Poland. This is the small village, with a population just over 900, in south east Poland where my great grandparents emigrated from before World War I. I believe I am the first of their descendants to make…

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Indian inspired Golomki (Polish Stuffed Cabbage)

27 March 2011
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One of the other Polish dishes I had regularly growing up was Golomki, which is cabbage leaves stuffed with a mixture of rice and ground beef covered in tomato sauce and baked.  Since I need to eat low-cholesterol, I came up with this twist on the dish.  I could have just substituted not-meat crumbles for…

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Kolacky

24 December 2010
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Kolacky

Being of Polish decent and having hereditary high cholesterol, there are few recipes that I can eat.  This being the holiday season, I had to publish my paternal grandmother’s favorite cookie recipe: Kolacky.  This is not what you seem to find online now; those portions are huge.  My dad and uncle would eat handfuls of…

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