My son loves pierogi and we are lucky to have a really good pierogi place nearby. However, I decided to try and make some pierogi myself and I was surprised of how easy it is to make pierogi. Mine don’t look as polished yet but I can assure you that they taste delicious.
Tomorrow, October 8, is actually National Pierogi Day so what better timing to try making some?
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If you are looking for an appetizer idea this is a great option. It’s easy to make and you can prepare in advance, who doesn’t like that? Also, it’s a one pot dish (if you exclude the strainer) so in my mom of 3 world this would be a perfect dish – minimum effort, no dishes to clean and tastes great.
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Don’t worry this recipe does not involve any frying, this is how my mother taught me to cook refried beans and it’s the recipe she has been using for years with our family, there might be other recipes out there that actually involve frying but not this one. I tried to name this dish differently however, to resonate with the readers, we will stay with refried beans name. This is a staple dish of the Romanian cuisine ‘Fasole Batuta’ and especially served during lent, there are probably hundreds of recipes of this dish and each house has its own, needless to say that I find this the most delicious so give it a try.
It can be served as a meal, a dip or side dish; works great with sausage and some pickles.
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More on my zucchini mania – I just love this vegetable, it’s so versatile you can include it in both sweet and savory meals. It will be as tasty in a soup as it would be in a zucchini bread or my delicious zucchini doughnuts. I love including them in different dishes this time of year because we start getting our own zucchini in the garden or buy local grown zucchini from the farmer’s market and they are so delicious.
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Has anyone started thinking about their Thanksgiving menu? This salad is the perfect addition. It’s just a handful of simple ingredients but the sweet roasted butternut squash goes so well with the kale and the pomegranate seeds.
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My grandmother used to make this dish pretty often, especially during lent. As a child I was not too found of it but now I like it and, to my surprise, my kids also enjoy eating cabbage and noodles, especially my three year old daughter.
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Still looking for the perfect side dish? Rice pilaf is the one and what a versatile food you can add any vegetables you have in the house, add cheese, walnuts, anything you have on hand and it’s great.
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Fall is approaching so here is the perfect recipe for the apple picking season.
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Here is a great looking and delicious salad that goes well with pretty much everything:
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The Romanian Potato Salad is very similar to the Bulgarian Potato Salad and the Serbian Potato Salad. No mayonnaise is used for this salad either; instead you can create a dressing with salt, oil and vinegar to taste.
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