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August 16, 2012

kanapki_plackami

Kanapki z Plackami

What happens when National Potato Day and National Sandwich Month decide to elope in Poland? Polish potato pancake sandwiches! Haha…….. So… bad Jokes aside… hear us out! Because August really is National Sandwich Month and this upcoming Sunday really is National Potato Day. And, well, when the two of them join forces, something magical happens.… Read more

July 12, 2012

beet_icecream

Beet-Poppy Seed Ice Cream

Believe it or not, in 1984 Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month, recognizing this sweet fare as a fun and nutritious treat that deserves to be observed with “appropriate ceremonies and activities.” Because, ahem, dairy’s a food group, right? Any how, he was clearly onto something. Americans lead the way in ice… Read more

June 18, 2012

potato_salad

Sałatka Jarzynowa

June is National Fruit and Vegetable month. Which means that we should all try to eat more vegetables on the daily. After all, there are plenty of good reasons to eat more greens – but only so many leafy salads one can consume before tiring of them. So take a queue from the Poles and… Read more

May 9, 2012

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Jajka Faszerowane

We have a confession to make. We really like eggs. Scrambled, boiled, fried, pickled, deviled, whipped, coddled, or with a slab of bacon – we’ll have it all and then some! So whenever we get the opportunity to celebrate eggs in whatever shape and form, we do it. And why not? Eggs are one of… Read more

April 26, 2012

oxcypek

Oscypek

There’s always a reason to celebrate food – especially if that food is cheese. Take it a step further by slapping said cheese on the grill between two generously buttered slices of bread, and we have an even bigger reason to party it up. So let’s give a big hurrah for the month of April… Read more

March 14, 2012

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Pi Day

Pi Day is a holiday that commemorates the mathematical constant π (pi). It’s observed on March 14th because the date’s format adhere’s to the most used approximation for π – 3.14. Created by physicist Larry Shaw in 1988, the first celebration took place at the San Francisco Exploratorium where people marched around in a circle… Read more

February 10, 2012

paczki

Pączki

It’s long been said that the way to a person’s heart is through yummy food. So it’s no coincidence that certain foods like figs, oysters, and chocolate – all considered to be natural aphrodisiacs - show up on Valentine’s Day menus across the country, year after year. But did you know that a doughnut can also work as… Read more

January 11, 2012

bigos

Bigos

Ask a non-Polish person about the national dish of Poland, and they’re likely to rave about the delicious qualities of the pierogi. Ask a true Pole, and they’ll tell you that while the pierogi are quite tasty and popular with foreigners, the true national culinary treasure of the motherland is Bigos, also known as Hunter’s… Read more

January 6, 2012

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Barszcz Wigilijny

Christmas is a big deal in Poland. Wigilia, or Christmas Eve, is an even bigger deal – at least in terms of food -  because Christmas Eve supper is one of the most important celebrations of the year. It begins when the first star appears in the night sky and consists entirely of Lenten fare,… Read more

December 5, 2011

repealday

Repeal Day

The thirteen years of Prohibition were a dark time for the United States. The criminalization of alcohol increased America’s thirst for the liquid gold, and led to a rise in civil delinquency and organized crime (does the name Al Capone ring a bell?). But on this day, 78 years ago, at 5:32 pm EST, the… Read more