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Quick Homemade Donuts (Paczki, Pampushky) – Recipe

I love homemade donuts, especially those made from a Ukrainian or Polish recipe, since it reminds me of my mom’s heaping plate of these, for special occasions, or weekends.

If you ever had homemade donuts, you will agree that they are absolutely delicious!!

Red Beets Vinaigrette – Recipe

Red Beets are not a very popular vegetable, but they have moved up a couple of notches during the past year.

There are many ways to use red beets, but for the Eastern European cooks, the ever famous Red Beet Borscht is one of the more popular dishes prepared from red beets. Red beets salads are very often used as a side dish with the main course meal, in many Polish and Ukrainian cuisines.

Fat Tuesday – Time for Paczki

Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras – in French), which always falls before Ash Wednesday (the beginning of the Great Lent for Christians), so by tradition, everyone loves to eat, drink, and be merry, on Fat Tuesday.