Category Archives: Mock Meat

An Alternate Blog Title

I could have easily called this blog “What’s Polish Cooking Without the Kielbasa?”, but I didn’t realize how much time I would actually spend trying to recreate family recipes. Some of them are fairly easy – nalesniki (or crepes as … Continue reading

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‘Chicken’ Breasts with Mushroom and Cream Sauce

I am not always an organized cook. Sometimes I’m in a rush and I just take things out randomly, moving more by intuition than by any sort of recipe. That was not the case when I embarked upon a new … Continue reading

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A special meal

The internet is atwitter today as it would have been Julia’s 100th birthday.¬†One of my favorite stores, Fish’s Eddy, is hosting a give away for some Julia-inspired items (I’m not linking to it, as I’m desperately selfish and would love … Continue reading

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Don’t cry over spilled milk

I forget some of the hilarious moments that accompany this project after the fact. When I made the scalloped potatoes, I wanted to go for a nice presentation and grabbed a springform pan from the cupboard. After all of the … Continue reading

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Don’t burn the fat

In the spirit of the book, I decided to ignore any desire to cook with good olive oil and stuck to Earth Balance for everything. I did ignore the suggestion to have cassoulet as a noon dinner and instead we … Continue reading

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