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Musings on an English Degree

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Paczki

Today is Pazcki day, which is basically a jelly donuts eaten by the Polish before Lent. I have made them before, but not for a few years. It’s a very time intensive and daunting process. This year, I made the dough the night before and then fried them up the morning of. It worked out […]

Cookies

What are your holiday cookie traditions? In the Zawacki family, we have a few.  I personally like to make the ones that family members used to make, the family members who are no longer with to celebrate Christmas. I feel that there’s a lot of comfort in making things their way. They would bring the […]

A Zawacki Christmas

It was Christmas on Monday, for those of you non-Christians out there who are unaware. As a confirmed Catholic, I hope you had a good Christmas. As a born human, I hope you had a great day regardless of what you did. Every year for Christmas eve, my mom’s side of the family gathers at […]

Cooking the Old Warsaw Cook Book

So a while back I was in the Peace Corps office looking at the “take one, leave one” bookshelf for volunteers. Rarely do I take books from the shelf because I have such a wonderful Kindle loaded with the books I want. However, one thing I’ve found is that cookbooks are better in paper form. […]