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Kielbasa and Cabbage

This smoked Polish sausage dish is great for company, but quick enough for a weeknight! It is super good and easy, and can be prepared well in advance. Complete your meal by adding a baked potato, fruit...


Hungarian Kiffles

This is the real deal, direct from my Hungarian descendants. These yummy, delicate cookies are just the right amount of sweetness and are absolutely addicting! Simple ingredients, but do take some work,...

Author: Rach

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

I don't know where I got this recipe, but I have been using it for well over 20 years. Works well in a slow cooker.

Author: Judy

Classic Beef Stroganoff in a Slow Cooker

This classic beef stroganoff recipe uses ingredients commonly kept on hand for an easy and delicious family meal.

Author: pianoplaya93

Chicken Kiev

This fantastic Russian Chicken Kiev recipe has been my family favorite for the past 30 years. It is reasonably easy to prepare and is worth the time.

Author: William Anatooskin

Reuben Casserole

Layers of sauerkraut, corned beef, Swiss cheese, rye bread crumbs, and Russian-style salad dressing make up this casserole version of the deli sandwich .

Author: JAMON0126

Russian Tea Cakes I

This is a family recipe that's been made at Christmas time by at least 4 generations. This year will be the first for number 5!!! 'Bubba' brought it with her when she came from Lithuania. I pass it on...

Author: THEAUNT708

Polish Noodles (Cottage Cheese and Noodles)

This simple recipe came from the Polish side of my family. We simply called it 'cottage cheese and noodles' or 'lazy man pierogies.' It's a great comfort food and can be made with any kind of noodle. It...

Author: Brandi Rose

Pierogi Casserole

Full of flavor, this pierogi casserole is nothing short of rich and hearty. It's a wonderful change from the usual humdrum casserole.

Author: Seanna Chauvet

Hungarian Chicken Paprikash

Csirke Paprikas is the Hungarian term for this delicious dish. My mom has been making this for 35 years! Recently she went to visit Budapest and found this little cafe that served it. She liked it so well,...

Author: katja

Halupki (Stuffed Cabbage)

Halupki, also known as stuffed cabbage on the Russian/Ukranian side of my family, is a dish made of rice, beef, and pork encased in cabbage drizzled with a thin, sweet tomato sauce. My grandma Eugenia...

Author: Jillian

Easy and Quick Halushki

Polish dish combining bacon, fried cabbage and egg noodles.

Author: Laura Burger Pozdol

The Best Classic Beef Stroganoff

No shortcuts here! This is the best beef stroganoff recipe there is! Recipe can be doubled, but don't freeze. Tenderloin can be expensive, so sometimes I opt for a cheaper cut of beef like sirloin, but...

Author: TriciaB

Golabki (Stuffed Cabbage Rolls)

Cabbage leaves are stuffed with ground beef, rice, then simmered in tomato soup. Works great in the oven or a slow cooker. Serve with pan juices and a drizzle of sour cream, or mix the pan juices with...

Author: Rosey in Florida

Hungarian Flourless Hazelnut Cake

This cake was traditionally a birthday cake in my friend's home. Her mother is from Hungary and only has this recipe in her head! Now it will be preserved.... Note: hazelnuts may be toasted or untoasted....


Country Goulash

My grandfather came from Hungary when he was three. My grandmother made this recipe for a taste of home for him. It is Americanized, but still delicious. He added sour cream to his, while we kids we ate...

Author: Kelly Nagy Cramer

Chrusciki I

This is the Polish version of angel wings.

Author: Sue Peters

Taylor's Piroshki

These are as authentic Russian as you can get without traveling to Russia. I received the recipe from my Russian language teacher in high school and have been making them ever since. The kids like them...


Russian Honey Cake

There are 3 different ways to make this cake...the hard way, the harder way, and the way we're gonna do it--the hardest way. Because it's that worth it. The tiny amount of bitterness we get from the burnt...

Author: Chef John

Beef and Cabbage (Lazy Golumpki)

Grew up eating golumpki. Yes I'm mostly Polish, but always wanted more sauce on them and didn't like the 'mushiness' of the burger inside. This is the version I came up with and hope you enjoy!

Author: cjsmart

Best Ever Russian Beef Stroganoff

Being of Norwegian descent, I really don't know how this Russian beef stroganoff came into the family. My grandma has made this recipe for 50 years that I know of and it is truly my favorite. Serve over...

Author: Hawaiivike

Hungarian Kifli II

Make these on a dry day. The dough is sticky. They are delicious!

Author: Lisa

Nut Filling for Kolacky Cookies

Delicious walnut filling for Kolacky Cookies.

Author: Elizabeth

Beef Stroganoff III

I have been making this recipe for over 20 years. This can be served over either rice or noodles. A little work but worth the effort.

Author: Donna


It's not that hard to make your own kielbasa! The best part is that you get to see exactly what goes inside. Boil or grill them before serving.

Author: sal

Slow Cooker Kielbasa and Beer


Author: JBBACH

Baked Chicken Reuben

This is a great make-ahead dish from Marcia C. Adams of Fort Wayne, Indiana. It took the top $10,000 prize in the National Chicken Cooking Contest in Dallas, Texas. It sounds weird, but it is good.

Author: Paula

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Kielbasa

Great side dish for a party, that everyone will love! Sweet and tangy without being over powering! Easy to make.

Author: Kathy Moore

Orange Drop Cookies II

These are from my Russian heritage and we use them for a Christmas treat.

Author: Barb

Polish Cabbage Noodles

Sauteed cabbage and onions with noodles, a perfect last minute meatless meal!!

Author: elizabeth sill

Beef Stroganoff with Noodles

This recipe is our family favorite. The sauce is very rich and creamy and is great served over egg noodles. It does take a little longer to make, but it is well worth it!


Real Hungarian Goulash (No Tomato Paste Here)

It's hard to find a real Hungarian recipe for goulash. This is the real thing. Real goulash has no tomato paste or beans. Eat with a slice of rustic bread. Dip bread in sauce and clean the plate with the...

Author: mentallo

Hungarian Poppy Seed Filling

This is a filling often used for Middle European kolacs (also called kolacky or kolachke)--filled, rolled, baked yeast dough--and sweet rolls.

Author: Hepzibah

Hungarian Pork Chops

Yummy chops braised in a tangy sour cream sauce. Add some dark bread and it will bring out the 'bohemian' in anyone!


Polish Golobki (Gawumpki)

Grandma's recipe. This recipe is easier to do in large batches since the prep is time-consuming. I double or triple the recipe and bake them in a electric roasting pan. I freeze any extras and when they...

Author: mikegodphx

Polish Reuben Casserole

Easy and delicious casserole, using Polish sausage.


Nana's Beef Stroganoff

This is a delicious Stroganoff that my Nana made all the time. My husband's favorite meal is Stroganoff, and before we met he never had homemade Stroganoff sauce. Once my mom made this for him, he has...

Author: Lauren Lowther

Faworki (Polish Chrusciki)

Traditional Polish crispy pastry twists made for Carnival time. They are deep-fried and sprinkled with confectioners' sugar. Light and delicious!

Author: jacekf

Ground Beef Stroganoff Casserole

This incredibly easy casserole recipe for ground beef stroganoff is the perfect comfort food that is filling, yet still weight-loss friendly.

Author: Brad Ryan

Chicken Paprikash II

Chicken pieces stewed in a sauce mixture including the traditional Hungarian ingredient - paprika - along with other spices and sour cream. This is our family recipe for Chicken Paprikash. Very good on...


Excellent Apple Gingerbread

This is a traditional Polish Christmas gingerbread with apple filling. Believe me, it is excellent and easy to make!

Author: Izabela

Grandmother's Polish Cabbage and Noodles

This is a Polish recipe that my grandmother made, and it is easy and delicious. Add more butter if needed. Use ham or kielbasa.

Author: Debbie

Easy and Quick Beef Stroganoff

Easy and quick, this beef stroganoff is so good, so fast. Even easier of you prepare the meat ahead of time. Kids love it.

Author: Angeliiz329

Mom's Polish Stewed Cabbage

My mother often served a delicious Polish dish made with cabbage. We always topped ours with a dollop of sour cream and sometimes served this over mashed potatoes. You can make this just using the cabbage,...

Author: pretzeld

Eastern European Kotlety

While growing up, my Polish-Russian grandmother, who lived with our family, made these little meat patties quite often and they were a family favorite. Here is my rendition, from what I remember when cooking...


Czechoslovakian Cookies

Spicy bar cookies with a nice crunch of pecans plus the sweetness of a jam filling.

Author: LindaK


Pashka is a cheese cake-like dessert or breakfast food that is usually eaten with thick-crusted breads, but I like it plain, too. Though no cooking is needed, it does chill over night. My Bestemor has...


Saucy Stuffed Peppers

My Slovakian grandmother always made huge pots of this during the winter time. I'm a vegetarian now, and can safely say that this is the one dish that I really miss eating.

Author: MOELIZ

Jam Kolaches

These cookies from Poland can be made with different flavors of jam.

Author: Karen Wood

Ukrainian Apple Cake (Yabluchnyk)

Here is a delicious cake which is easy to prepare. You can also use this pastry base with pitted cherries, plums, or sliced peaches.

Author: Olga Drozd