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Homemade Varenyky/Perogy – Recipe & Technique

One of the most popular dishes in Eastern European cuisine is Filled Dumplings, known as: Varenyky or Pyrohy in Ukrainian, and Pierogi in Polish. They are made from homemade pasta dough and filled with varieties of fillings, but potato and cheese filling being the most popular.

It is definitely “labor of love” for those who make them from scratch, as it requires several hours of preparation time, but it is so well worth it.

Steamed Fruit Dumplings – Recipe and Technique

This recipe is a very old favorite of mine. It reminds me of my grandmother’s cooking days and my Sunday visits to her with my mom.
I love these fluffy dumplings because they are so light in texture, and so delicious served with melted butter and sugar.
This recipe goes back to my great-grandmother who was of German descent, and most likely back to her mother and grandmother, which datewise would go back to the 1700s.

Twenty Five Meatless Meals For The Great Lent

Cooking meatless meals few times per week might sound challenging for those who are used to cooking with meat most of the time, hence Suburbangrandma is here to offer TWENTY-FIVE meatless meals suggestions with pictures and links to the corresponding recipes.

Valentine Cookies – Recipe

Roses and chocolates are most popular to impress your Special Valentine with, but these heart-shaped cookies are so tempting and delicious…:-), and so simple to make.

My Favorite Soups – 18 Delicious Recipes

Cold weather always seems to kick up our craving for a bowl of hot soup.

Since I already posted several soup recipes in the past, today I will provide pictures of these soups, and links to the respective recipes.

So, get your ingredients together, and stir up a pot of delicious soup for yourself to enjoy on a cold day.