Polish Doughnuts

Polish Doughnuts Recipe By:Susan “A yeast doughnut coated with sugar.” Ingredients 1 (0.6 ounce) cake compressed fresh yeast 3 tablespoons warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 1 teaspoon white sugar 3 cups milk 3/4 cup margarine 5 egg yolks 3/4 cup white sugar 8 cups all-purpose flour 8 cups shortening for frying 1/4 cup white sugar Directions Smash up yeast in a medium bowl. Add water and 1 teaspoon sugar, and mix until pasty. Set aside. Let rise until spongy. Scald milk with margarine. Cool to lukewarm. Beat egg yolks. Add 3/4 cup sugar, and mix thoroughly. Add the … Continue reading Polish Doughnuts


Kielbasa “It’s not that hard to make your own kielbasa! The best part is that you get to see exactly what goes inside. Boil or grill them before serving.” Ingredients 1 pound ground pork 8 ounces lean ground beef 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon fresh marjoram 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring 12 sausage casings Directions In a large bowl, combine pork, beef and garlic. In a separate bowl, stir together black pepper, salt, brown sugar, ground allspice, marjoram and liquid smoke. Combine … Continue reading Kielbasa

Sliwkowka Czyli Nalewka ze Sliwek (Polish Purple Plum Liqueur)

Sliwkowka Czyli Nalewka ze Sliwek (Polish Purple Plum Liqueur) Recipe By:olenka “Delicious homemade plum liqueur. It needs 6 months to develop but after that you can enjoy it poured over ice cream or sponge cakes. Try dipping the plums from the liqueur into melted chocolate. Delicious!” Ingredients 2 pounds plums, pitted and sliced 2 cups pure rectified alcohol (190 proof) 2 tablespoons pure rectified alcohol (190 proof) 2 cups vodka 2 tablespoons vodka 1 1/2 cups white sugar Directions Place plums in a glass carboy used for brewing. Pour in 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons rectified alcohol and 2 cups … Continue reading Sliwkowka Czyli Nalewka ze Sliwek (Polish Purple Plum Liqueur)

Golabki (Stuffed Cabbage Rolls)

Golabki (Stuffed Cabbage Rolls) Recipe By:Rosey in Florida “Cabbage leaves are stuffed with ground beef, rice, then simmered in tomato soup. Works great in the oven or a slow cooker. Serve with pan juices and a drizzle of sour cream, or mix the pan juices with sour cream and ladle it over the cabbage rolls. Also, good with mashed potatoes and cucumber and sour cream salad. Cabbage rolls freeze well before or after cooking.” Ingredients 1 head cabbage, cored 2 tablespoons butter 1 large onion, chopped 1 pound ground beef 1/2 pound ground pork 1 1/2 cups cooked rice 1 … Continue reading Golabki (Stuffed Cabbage Rolls)

Grandma’s Polish Perogies

Grandma’s Polish Perogies Recipe By:STEPH577 “My grandfather is Polish, and his mother taught my grandmother how to make these delicious perogies. The recipe has been in the family for generations, with a few alterations of course! Serve plain, or with butter, sour cream, bacon, etc. Perfecting the perogie technique takes time, and after a while, you will develop your own system.” Ingredients 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 cups sour cream 2 eggs 1 egg yolk 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 8 baking potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons … Continue reading Grandma’s Polish Perogies

Babka I

Babka I Prep 45 m Cook 40 m Ready In 4 h 55 m Recipe By:JJOHN32 “Traditional Polish Easter bread. Serve as a coffee cake for breakfast or with tea. The recipe makes 3 large loaves.” Ingredients 2 cups milk 1/2 pound unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 (0.6 ounce) cake cake yeast 1/2 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 4 eggs, room temperature 4 egg yolks, room temperature 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon orange liqueur (optional) 3 tablespoons grated orange zest 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 10 cups all-purpose … Continue reading Babka I

Polish Sourdough Rye Bread

Polish Sourdough Rye Bread Recipe By:Lori “An old-fashioned sourdough rye bread from my grandmother’s 90 year old neighbor! Let the starter rise overnight and make the bread the next day.” Ingredients 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast 1 teaspoon white sugar 2 cups water 4 cups rye flour 1 cup buttermilk, room temperature 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon salt 8 cups bread flour 1 tablespoon caraway seed Directions The night before making the bread, in a medium sized mixing bowl, dissolve one packet of yeast and the sugar in 2 cups of water. Let stand until creamy, about … Continue reading Polish Sourdough Rye Bread