Eastern European Recipes

Kugelis ready to be sliced.

Kugelis

My great-grandparents immigrated from Lithuania in the early 20th century and brought with them this ...

Two delicious cabbage rolls stuffed with beef and hot Italian sausage in a gorgeous well-seasoned tomato sauce.

STUFFED CABBAGE ROLLS

This isn’t your Grandma’s recipe. Tender, moist and flavorful, these are a tasty comfort food ...

A well-seasoned borscht topped with a dollop of sour cream and garnished with fresh chopped dill.

BEST BEEF BORSCHT

With a few added ingredients, this hearty and satisfying recipe is a great comfort food ...

Cup of elderberry tea with fresh elderberries on the table

How to make Elderberry tea (4 ways)

While making ordinary herbal tea requires dried herbs and hot water, elderberries won't release their ...

This Chicken Stroganoff is classic comfort food at its best with golden brown chicken breasts, onions, garlic, and mushrooms all in a rich and creamy stroganoff sauce.

Chicken Stroganoff

Chicken Stroganoff combines lightly seasoned golden brown chicken breasts with onions, white button mushrooms, and ...

A delicious cold tarator soup garnished with chopped roasted walnuts, fresh dill and walnut oil.

TARATOR SOUP

Slightly different from the traditional one, this delicious dish is great to enjoy during the ...

Mom's Stew

Mom's Stew (A Family Recipe)

If I had a family recipe, this would be it. My Mom's stew is what ...

Egg free waffles, crunchy on the outside fluffy on the inside.

Betty's egg free "Belgian" waffles

Light and fluffy on the inside and crunchy on the outside. These are rich ...

Albanian Butter Scones

Albanian Butter Scones

While researching Albanian recipes, I saw several versions of this one. Called Albanian Butter Cookies, ...

My adaptation of Šunkofleky, Czech ham and noodle casserole.

Šunkofleky (Ham and Noodle Casserole)

I grew up as a southern IL farm girl, but I was married to my ...

Almost My Grandpop's Kapusta on a plate.

Almost My Grandpop's Kapusta

I grew up on Ukrainian foods that my grandpop prepared almost every day when I ...

Paska bread an Easter favorite

Paska Bread

This bread is a show stopper at your next holiday meal. It’s slightly sweet with ...

 It is traditionally served with egg noodles however it is equally delicious over mashed potatoes.

Beef Stroganoff

This family friendly comfort food dish combines tender seared beef, sweet onions, savory meaty mushrooms ...

Marble Rye Bread cream Cheese Cranberry Sauce Sandwich

Cranberry Cream Cheese Sandwich

This simple little sandwich is delicious, easy, nutritious and filling. * Marble Rye (I use ...

I found a recipe for Pork with Cumin on the Facebook group

Czech Pork with Caraway Seed

I found a recipe for Czech Pork on the Facebook group "From Our Czech Kitchens." ...

A glass filled with cider sitting on a beige table mat along with cinnamon sticks, star anise, orange, red napkins and biscotti.

Mulled Cider - Slow Cooker

With its beautiful aroma and subtle spicy flavor, this Mulled Cider is the perfect drink ...

This Rugelach Recipe is an easy to make pastry with a five ingredient flaky butter crust wrapped around pecans, brown sugar, raisins and cinnamon.

Easy Rugelach Recipe

The dough for these bite sized treats comes together in a food processor in minutes. ...

Really just wanted to show off my new dishes, can you guess the main colors?  Oh, and the soup is really good too!!

Old World Peasant Soup

This is one of those soups that while your cooking it and the aroma fills ...

Sugar and a few vanilla beans on a grey cutting board.

Vanilla Sugar

Many items at the grocery or specialty stores are costly but when you make them ...

These are so good and they say CHRISTMAS to me.

Czechoslovcian Kolache Cookies

This recipe was given to me many, many years ago. So long ago that ...

A white plate filled with egg noodles with a meat sauce over and topped top with sour cream and  sprinkled with chopped parsley.

Beef Stroganoff

Cooked in a lovely mustard cream sauce and served over buttered egg noodles, this is ...

Cucumber Radish Salad

Cucumber Radish Salad

This is Ukrainian in nature and is a tasty side dish. Easy to prepare and ...

European Style Meatballs

This is delicious. I used to make them with veal, but around here, if you ...

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