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Polish Heritage Month: our ancestral legacy in a changing America
Polish Heritage Month: our ancestral legacy in a changing AmericaToday, many people take Polish Heritage Month for granted. Come October, politicians issue proclamations, and there are exhibitions, concerts, various presentations and other events highlighting Polish contributions to America. But this was not always the case. Polish Heritage Month is a relatively recent development. By “recent” I mean it originated in the latter half of the 20th century. Prior to then, accentuating one’s ethnic roots was often regarded as being divisive if not downright “un-American”. moreread more
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Buckwheat groats (kasza gryczana)
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Buckwheat groats (kasza gryczana)
Many buckwheat dishes have been brought to America by the Poles and Russians. Although preparing buckwheat can be as simple as boiling groats or even buying an instant pack, traditional Polish method calls for wrapping the boiled grain in feather down pillows or a comforter. Follow the recipe and see what this century tradition is all about. more
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Café Polonia
118 Washington Street
Salem, MA 01970
USA

A spin off the popular Boston location, Café Polonia in Salem is located right in the city’s vibrant downtown area close to major attractions such as the Peabody Essex Museum, the Witch House and right next to the Bewitched Statue.

Café Polonia features a rich menu of Polish, German, Hungarian and other Eastern European specialties including the Polish plate, schnitzel and everyone’s favorite - potato pancakes. Our delicious entrees are complimented by a wide selection of ... more
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Kabanos Polish Deli One
515 Oak St.
Copiague, NY 11726
USA

Kabanos Polish Deli has been serving Poles and Polish-Americans since 1987. We invite you to try not only our large variety of cold cuts made on premises, but also your favorite hot meals to go.

We offer a large variety of cold cuts made on premises and a selection of food imported straight from Poland and other parts of Europe. more
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BIGOS
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Bigos Often referred to in English as hunter’s stew, because of its close connection to the hunts of yesteryear, this ragoût or stew is widely regarded as Poland’s national dish. Its praises were sung in ‘Pan Tadeusz’, the epic poem of 19th-century romantic bard Adam Mickiewicz. It ... more