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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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Mushroom sauce (sos ze świeżych grzybów)
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Mushroom sauce (sos ze świeżych grzybów)
Although many Polish recipes call for wild or specialty mushrooms, this sauce can be made with simple straw mushrooms and used for a variety of meat and starch dishes. more
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Polonez Restaurant
4016 S. Packard Ave.
Saint Francis, WI 53235
USA

A Polish restaurant with one of the best Friday fish fries in town, Polonez's chef and co-owner (with wife Aleksandra) George Burzynski was named a "chef to watch" by restaurant critic Ann Christenson in Milwaukee Magazine's Best Dining issue in 2003. His recipes for pierogies, stuffed cabbage, and creamed herring came with him from the old country, which he left in 1980.

This is not the place for those on a diet! If mushroom soup is available, order it. It's the best mushroom ... more
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Kabanos Polish Deli Three
852 Montauk Hgwy
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. more
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A tart soup made with fermented ryemeal, usually cooked on a sausage-based stock, and seasoned with marjoram. It may be served with a hard-cooked egg in the soup or a serving of potatoes garnished with pork fatback or bacon nuggets on the side. A meatless version of this soup was once a Lenten ... more