Polish Food and Cookbooks
PGS-MN Members’ Polish Recipes
This link takes you to the PGS-MN homepage, where PGS-MN members have submitted Polish family recipes and stories about those recipes – we invite you to submit your own favorite family recipes.
Polish Your Kitchen
by Anna (last name is not listed on the website)
This is a great website with many recipes by a Polish woman who now lives in the U.S.
Flavor of Poland
This website has Polish recipes from different areas of Poland.
They also developed a PBS television travel program by the same name which includes recipes from the different areas of Poland that are highlighted.
– A short video summary each of the 13 episodes is on the website.
– The first two episodes of the program can be found here. If you are a member of PBS, you can view all episodes through PBS Passport.
Article about the history of pierogies in Poland.
Article about Polish peasant food.
Article about Polish American Cuisine in 1917.
Article about pierogies and recipe for making them.
Polish American Journal
Recipes from Robert Strybel, well-known Polish chef. When you open the link, click on the titles to open specific recipes.
The Polish Housewife
A blog about Polish food, including recipes, by Lois Britton.
Karolina Klesta presents a variety of Polish recipes.
PGS-MN Newsletter Articles
|Spring 2019||22||Pierogi Must Be Polish |
by Trina Goss Galauner
|Spring 2022||6||Polish Cooking – An Art Form |
by Marie Przynski
|Fall 2022||8||Bigos: Polish Hunter’s Stew|
by Judith Blanchard
While PGS-MN does not endorse specific Facebook sites, we know that members have found it valuable to connect with others on Facebook regarding genealogy resources. The following Facebook site has been identified by a PGS-MN member related to Polish Food:
- Kuchina Polska Polish Recipes Share Group
Blanche Krbechek’s Favorite Polish Cookbooks
Listed in the PGS-MN Winter Newsletter 2004-2005
My Homemade Polish Recipes
Polish Heritage Cookery
Robert and Maria Strybel
Old Warsaw Cook Book
Old Polish Traditions in the Kitchen and at the Table
Maria Lemnis and Henryk Vitry
Food and Drink in Medieval Poland
Other Polish Cookbooks
Canadian Kashub Cookbook
Wilno Heritage Society, 2007
Favorite Soup Recipes from the Polish American Cultural Institute of Minnesota and Friends
Charlene Kaletka Delaney, 2010
Treasured Polish Recipes for Americans
Marie Sokolowski and Irene Jasinski, 2013
(The original cookbook was published by the Polonic Club in 1948)
Polish Touches: Recipes and Traditions
Jacek Nowakowski and Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret, 2011
Authentic Polish Cooking : 120 Mouthwatering Recipes, From Old-Country Staples to Exquisite Modern Cuisine
Casey Barber, 2015
The Art of Polish Cooking
Alina Zeranska, 1968
Polish Classic Recipes
Laura and Peter Zeranski
Marja Ochorowicz-Monatowa, 1986
Polish Holiday Cookery
Favorite Polish Cookbooks
Website article about favorite Polish Cookbooks
PGS-MN Newsletter Articles
|Winter 2020||11||How to Use Vintage Cookbooks in Your Genealogy Research|
by Lisa Lisson