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Barbara Rolek

Updated Articles and Resources

By Barbara Rolek

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • All About Watermelon Created: Wednesday, July 15, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Watermelons are very popular in Eastern Europe and have grown there for hundreds of years.
    • 8 Sweet Corn Recipes from Eastern Europe Created: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      When you find yourself with an abundance of sweet corn, use it in these recipes from soup to salads.
    • Top Green Bean Recipes with an Eastern European Spin Created: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Here are green bean recipes with an Eastern European touch.
    • Slavic Mini-Baked Ham Sandwiches Recipe Created: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014
      These easy baked mini-ham sandwiches are the perfect food for any party. Put your own ethnic spin on them by varying the ingredients.
    • Czech Sweet Rolls Recipe - Koláče Created: Wednesday, September 07, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      This Czech sweet roll recipe or kolace is made with a yeast-raised dough and topped with fruit and streusel.
    • Top Eastern European Frozen Dessert Recipes - Ice Creams, Sorbets and Ice Milks Created: Wednesday, August 07, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Eastern Europeans love, love, love ice cream, sorbet, ice milk, frozen yogurt and other frozen treats. Here are some recipes you will love.
    • Eastern European Street Food Created: Saturday, January 16, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Eastern Europeans love street food, because it's portable and easy to eat without the benefit of table and utensils.
    • How to Make Roasted Peppers in Oil Created: Thursday, June 19, 2008 Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014
      These photos will show you how to make roasted peppers with garlic, oil and vinegar.
    • Pączki Day Created: Saturday, February 02, 2008 Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014
      PÄ…czki Day is the Polish celebration of Fat Tuesday, or Shrove Tuesday, the last chance to indulge before the fasting days of Lent. Paczki or fried bismarck-like cakes, also called Pol...
    • Gluten-Free Almond Macaroons Recipe Created: Friday, October 21, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      This almond macaroons recipe is gluten-free and, if using kosher almond paste, it can be eaten for Passover.
    • Global Party Food Recipes - Snacks and More from Around the World Created: Thursday, January 22, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      This collection of global party food recipes will make you the host with the most at your next shindig.
    • Beets with Sour Cream Recipe - Polish Buraczki ze Smietana Created: Friday, June 20, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      Polish beets with sour cream can be served hot or cold and are great as a vegetable or salad.
    • Bulgarian Cold Cucumber Soup Recipe - Tarator Created: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Tarator is Bulgarian cold cucumber soup made with yogurt, walnuts and dill. It can also be made thicker and served as a dip.
    • Easy Fondant Icing Recipe Created: Friday, February 13, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      This easy fondant icing recipe is designed for pouring, not rolling, over things like tortes and petit fours.
    • Peaches - Not So Fuzzy Memories Created: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Peach trees abound in Eastern Europe and the recipes vary from region to region." itemprop="description"> Thursday, May 19, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Rhubarb is plentiful in Eastern Europe, so this side dish that complements fatty meats and poultry such as pork and duck is common cross-culturally.
    • Serbian Barbecued Shish Kebabs Recipe - Raznjici Created: Saturday, August 09, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Serbian raznjici can be made with pork or veal, or a combination of the two, threaded on a skewer and grilled.
    • Brandied Fruit Recipe Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Enjoy the taste of summer year-round by preserving fruits in brandy. Brandied fruit is delicious on ice cream or pound cake.
    • Orange Mint Tea Recipe Created: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      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.
    • How to Make Bulgarian Cherry Strudel Created: Wednesday, July 09, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Bulgarian cherry strudel is made with a non-yeast, flaky dough and sweet Bing cherries.
    • Low-Fat Ginger-Marinated Grilled Portobello Mushrooms Recipe Created: Thursday, June 27, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      This guilt-free low-fat Ginger-Marinated Grilled Portobello Mushrooms recipe can actually be made with any large-capped mushroom.
    • Easy Blueberry Cake Bars Recipe Created: Wednesday, August 03, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      This blueberry cake bars recipe is simple to make in a 13x9-inch pan.
    • Polish Funnel Cakes Step By Step Created: Saturday, February 02, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Polish Funnel Cakes are an easy alternative to beloved Polish bismarcks known as "paczki" because the dough doesn't have to rise.
    • Independence Day in Eastern Europe Created: Thursday, July 01, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Independence Day is celebrated on many days and in many ways in Eastern Europe.
    • Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Recipe Created: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Strawberry-rhubarb pie is a great way to use an abundance of rhubarb in the spring and early strawberries.
    • Top Eastern European Beet Recipes Created: Friday, June 20, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Beets are an important part of Eastern European cuisine. They're enjoyed in everything from salads to soups to side dishes. The beauty of this versatile root vegetable is every recipe usually can b...
    • Serbian Meat Burek Recipe #1 - Burek sa Mesom Created: Sunday, November 22, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      This Croatian-Serbian recipe for meat burek or burek sa mesom is made with ground beef and flaky filo dough.
    • Polish Funnel Cakes Recipe Created: Saturday, February 02, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      This is a non-yeast version of Polish doughnuts, known as paczki. They take so much less time and taste delicious dusted with confectioners sugar or granulated sugar, or topped with fruit topping a...
    • Klara's Croatian Fritters Recipe - Fritule Created: Thursday, November 12, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      This recipe for Croatian fritters or fritule is from Klara Cvitanovich of New Orleans.
    • Potato-Meat Dumplings Recipe - Lithuanian Cepelinai Created: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Potato-meat dumplings known as zeppelins or cepelinai are a traditional Lithuanian dish.
    • Lower-Salt Game Day Buttermilk Popcorn Chicken Recipe Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      This low-salt popcorn chicken recipe would be perfect for a World Cup or Super Bowl party.
    • What To Do With Leftover Egg Whites Created: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Here is what you can do with leftover egg whites.

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