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Boiled and Pan-Fried Pierogi

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Pierogi is Polish for "filled dumplings." Singular is pierog. Pierogi are small, half-moon shaped dumplings with sweet or savory fillings. Popular fillings are cheese, mushroom, kraut, cabbage, potato and fruit.
Pronunciation: pyeh-RRAW-ghee
Also Known As: pirohi, piroghi, pirohy, pirogy, koldunai, pirogi, pyrogi, varenyky, vareniki, verniki, pelmeni, derelye, piroshki, pirozhki, perogi, perogy
In my family, we fry our pierogi after boiling them.
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