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Freshly made plăcintă pies stacked on a plate

Theme With Variations: Quick Plăcintă Pies

Grab a piece of simple soft dough, roll it out and it will open a world of possibilities to you.  A skillet pie can turn your ordinary weeknight into a  feast fit for a king. Should you feel like you need to be convinced, let me give you just a few bullet points: making the dough […]

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Pirozhki With Sauerkraut & Egg Filling

Dealing With First-World Problem The Third-World Way: Sauerkraut Pirozhki

Am I the only one constantly finding myself with a surplus of sauerkraut? Yeah, that’s how I know I am a crazy person. I love sauerkraut and make it at home all the time. Ever since I started reading on benefits of lacto-fermented (naturally pickled) foods and found out that sauerkraut stands a cut above […]

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Against-the-rules Biscuits

Against-the-rules Biscuits

Quick post today about biscuits. Yes, those things of which everything is written, said and cooked already.  It’s not about the recipe really. Insert your own if you like — trust me, it will work just as well. The thing I like about biscuits is the texture. I like the flakes, and I like the […]

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Cheddar Cheese Pies

Literary Works: Making Cheddar Cheese Pies

A while back, I posted Poetic Soup, which my daughter and I made based on a recipe hidden in a poem by a Polish author.  The soup was fun to make, fun to eat, and the whole experience of porting a favorite work of literature into my other favorite — cooking — was nothing short of wonderful. […]

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