TIP OF THE DAY: 50+ Ways To Eat Pierogi

October 8th is National Pierogi Day. Pierogi* are dumplings of Central and Eastern European origin, traditionally stuffed with cheese, fruit, ground meat, mashed potato or sauerkraut. They can be served boiled baked or fried/sautéed, usually in butter with sautéed onions. Pierogi is the Polish word. In Russian the term is pelmeni (don’t confuse pierogi with…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Pierogi Day

Today is National Pierogi Day and October is National Apple Month. So how about combining the two in an easy-to-prepare lunch or dinner? The recipe below, courtesy of Mrs. T’s, combines lightly browned apple slices with cooked sweet onions and sautéed pierogies. The dish is topped with a sour cream-cinnamon mixture that smoothly ties the…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Pierogi Day & Pierogi Recipe

“Unstuffed cabbage” with pierogies. Photo courtesy Mrs. T’s.   Pierogi (pronounced PYEH-roe-gy and also spelled pierogy and a dozen other variations) is a stuffed dumpling, usually in a half-moon shape, that can be boiled, baked or fried. Although many Americans refer to “pierogies,“ the word “pierogi” is the plural form. The singular form is pieróg.…
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