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Stuffed Grape Leaves: Vegetarian or With Meat

By Cat, Jun 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Stuffed grape leaves, or dolmades in Greece, can be made with a vegetarian rice or bulgur stuffing, or with a ground meat stuffing. Dolmathekia are tiny dolmades. While dolmades are common throughout … Continue reading

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Chicken Kiev (Breasts stuffed with butter & herbs)

By Cat, Feb 2013  (Photo from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Poultry & Fowl Menu I first encountered Chicken Kiev at a small French restaurant in the basement of a Portland brick apartment building. While the dish likely has Ukrainian … Continue reading

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Fried Catfish

by Cat, Jul 2009 (Photo, right, from American Feast blog (2) Includes: 1. Simply Fried Catfish Filets; 2. Catfish and Chips See also: Fish & Seafood Menu During the wild-catch season, I eat salmon almost exclusively.  But during the off-season, catfish is my … Continue reading

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Danish Pot Roast, with Dill or Rosemary-Juniper Berry Rub

by Cat, Sept 20, 2014 (Photo, right, by D. Morgan) I just bought a beef rump roast (bottom round), and wanted to try something new, maybe something true to my Scandinavian heritage. I found a couple promising recipes in Wonderful … Continue reading

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Polenta, shortcut method, with variations

By Cat, Sept 8, 2014 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Basic shortcut polenta; 2. Herbed-Ricotta Polenta; 3. Polenta with Fontina & Sun-Dried Tomatoes; 4. Blue Cheese Polenta; 5. Polenta with Yogurt, Lemon & Dill Raw corn polenta is really just … Continue reading

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Cabbage Rolls (Golubtsi) in Tomato & Cream Sauce

By Cat, Oct 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Cabbage Rolls Stuffed with Rice and Mushrooms; 2. Cabbage Rolls Stuffed with Chickpeas & Bulgur (Middle Eastern); 3. Cabbage Rolls Stuffed with Lamb & Bulgur (Middle Eastern); 4. Ethnic Food Menu Cabbage rolls (called golabki in … Continue reading

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Cabbage Rolls (Golabki or Golubtsy) Stuffed with Rice & Mushrooms

By Cat, Oct 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Cabbage Rolls Stuffed with Rice, Lamb & Pork, with Tomato & Sour Cream Sauce (Eastern-European); 2. Middle Eastern Cabbage Rolls Stuffed with Chickpeas & Bulgur; 3. Middle Eastern Cabbage Rolls Stuffed with … Continue reading

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Meat Fillings for Pierogi

By Cat, June 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Potato and Ground Beef Filling; 2. Ground Beef, Potato and Cheese Filling; 3. Potato, Ground Beef & Pork Filling See also: 1. Pierogi Ruski; 2. Cream Cheese Pierogi Pastry; 3. Ethnic Recipes Menu (scroll down to Eastern Europe … Continue reading

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Mushroom Mini Pierogi (Polish Baked Dumplings)

By Cat, June 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Mushroom Filling for Mini-Pierogi See also: 1. Cream Cheese Pierogi Pastry; 2. Russian Vegetable Pie or Pierogi; 3. Ethnic Recipes Menu (scroll down to Eastern Europe & Russian section) Pierogi are the national dish of Poland, … Continue reading

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Russian Vegetable Pie or Pierogi

By Cat, May 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is one of my all time favorite vegetarian recipes, from Anna Thomas’s great cookbook, The Vegetarian Epicure (1).  The first time I tried it (back in the 1970s), I was a bit skeptical … Continue reading

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