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All of these recipes were given to me by my Grandmother Julianna Lazorik Barnyik Ambrisko, who was born in Kosicka Bela, Slovakia on June 15, 1882. I have had them since I was twelve, when I watched her make all this on holidays.... now I do...

Piroghi's - "patoties"

makes 20 large or 48 medium sizes Piroghi's

Noodle part:

3 cups flour sifted
1 egg
salt pinch
1 glass water 8oz

Mix together adding water or flour to make nice firm dough

If using machine to roll roll to # 3

Hand roll out, not too thin

Cut into circles

Place 1 teasp - 1 tblsp filling into center

Wet edges with water

Fold over pinch or fold & pinch or use fork to make nice edge

Place on well floured wax paper

let dry 2 hours

Cook in boiling water

Serve with melted butter & fryed onion.


Sauerkraut: fryed with onion & bacon chopped up finely

potatoes: mashed with farmers cheese, or cheddar or onion & garlic

Lekvar recipe under Paska or prepared filling

Cheese: cottage cheese or ricotta W/2 eggs parsley salt & pepper

or any other prepared filling

email: - Cathy (Ambrisko) Mullenix

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