Cabbage Rolls – Holubtsi

These Cabbage Rolls – Holubtsi has roots in the Ukrainian dishes of my family using traditional inexpensive ingredients. Cabbage Rolls – Holubtsi Cabbage Rolls – Holubtsi is a traditional Ukrainian dish of cabbage leaves filled with a rice bacon onion filling then baked until tender. Recently I have been baking them 2 ways, one the…

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Borscht

Traditional Borscht has it roots in classic Ukrainian dishes, made with inexpensive home grown vegetables. I feel a bit stuck right now. Not in a rut so much as just avoiding a place where I am not sure I am ready to go yet. But if I don’t now, when? Funny how death does that.…

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Perishke

Perishke is still one of my most enjoyed Ukrainian dishes I prepare. Perhaps because they do bring back such strong memories of when I was a child and first discovered them. They were the catalyst of what made me want to learn how to cook.   It has been a roller coaster of a summer.…

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Organic Blueberry Perogies – Varenyky

One of the very first things I experimented with in my early days in the kitchen were perogies. I grew up eating them and knew I had to learn how to make them from scratch. Perogies are not hard to make but there is a definite learning curve when it comes to good perogy dough.…

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Kutia – Celebrating Ukrainian Christmas

Ukrainian Christmas is on January 7th, so Christmas Eve is fast approaching. And though I usually celebrate traditional Christmas I always make many of the traditional Ukrainian dishes to serve. A traditional Ukrainian Christmas eve dinner consists of: Kutia Sauerkraut and Peas Borscht Stuffed fish and pickled herring Pierogi Holubtsi Cooked Beans Beets with mushrooms…

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