Watermelons are very popular in Eastern Europe and have grown there for hundreds of years.
When you find yourself with an abundance of sweet corn, use it in these recipes from soup to salads.
Here are green bean recipes with an Eastern European touch.
This recipe for chilled Jewish plum soup features a sour cream topping that can be eaten as a first course or as dessert.
This recipe for State Fair Fruit Trifle and elephant ears is from Nielsen-Massey, the maker of some of the world's best vanilla used in cooking.
Polish Funnel Cakes are an easy alternative to beloved Polish bismarcks known as "paczki" because the dough doesn't have to rise.
Independence Day is celebrated on many days and in many ways in Eastern Europe.
This easy orange mint tea recipe actually contains no tea. Its name comes from the fact that the mint is steeped, as a tea leaves would be, to make this refreshing beverage.
This guilt-free low-fat Ginger-Marinated Grilled Portobello Mushrooms recipe can actually be made with any large-capped mushroom.
When life hands you an abundance of zucchini or summer squash, make one of these Eastern European recipes.