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How Poles celebrate namedays
How Poles celebrate namedaysUnlike most other nations, the people of Catholic Poland tend to attach more importance to the feast day of their patron saint than to birthdays. In the past, this was also common in other Catholic countries such as Austria and Bavaria (southern Germany) where the Namenstag was once widely celebrated. moreread more
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Strawberry ice cup (puchar lodowy z truskawkami)
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Strawberry ice cup (puchar lodowy z truskawkami)
This and similar light, refreshing desserts are an alternative finale to heavy banquet and dinner-party fare to rich cakes and pastries. more
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Nye's Polonaise Room
112 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55414
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The dining room of this Polish-American restaurant is a throwback to the 1950s; not surprising, since it has been open since 1949. The retro style features red vinyl bar stools, stained glass pendant lighting fixtures, and 1950s-style booths. Steaks, seafood, and authentic Polish food can be found on the menu, and entertainment is offered every day of the week, courtesy of a live pianist and, on Fridays and Saturdays, a polka band. more
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Stanley’s Homemade Polish Sausage
2201 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006
USA

Stanley's Homemade Polish Sausage Company was founded in 1963 and was the first Polish deli in the metropolitan Phoenix area. At present, Stanley's is still the only exclusive location in the valley where you can find homemade Polish sausage made fresh daily amoung with other fine-quality products.

Stanley's also creates the finest in both Polish and Eastern European products from "old country" recipes gathered over centuries and handed down from generation to generation.

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Chleb According to Polish tradition, the term chleb (bread) is mainly reserved for bread containing some proportion of rye flour. Chleb zwykły (regular bread) is anywhere from a 30-70, 40-60 to 50-50 combination of rye (the first figure given) and wheat flour. Razowiec is a darker bread ... more