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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.

Mushroom/Rice or Meat/Rice Filling for Cabbage Rolls

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls also known as Holubtsi in Ukrainian or Golabki in Polish, are not only delicious but also a meal in itself.

Please click on this link for a vegetarian version of cabbage rolls, to view the step-by-step preparation process for all cabbage rolls, no matter what the filling is.

Today I will post a recipe for two additional and quite popular cabbage roll fillings: Sauteed Mushrooms filling and Meat filling.

Standing Prime Rib Roast – Super Recipe

Prime Rib is one of my favorite “special occasion” dinner meats, because it is so flavorful, even with very little additional seasoning.

Prime Rib tends to be a little pricey, so I only make it once I find a nice piece reasonably priced. You want to buy a piece with at least 3 ribs (6-9 lbs), which will generously serve 5 – 8 people.

Leftover Turkey – Creating New Meals

Your Thanksgiving dinner was a winner. Everyone enjoyed the company and the delicious food.

However, now you have loads of leftovers to use up within the next 3-4 days.