How to Cook Pierogi

Pierogi may not be easy to make, but they’re easy to cook. They can be served simply boiled once or twice, or fried – perhaps after having been breaded with bread crumbs or crackers. Although they reheat fantastically, they do not take to that greatest reheating mechanism of all time: the microwave. If you want to eat pierogi like a true Pole, serve them with sour cream.

Polish Easter Sweet Bread

Polish Easter Sweet Bread is like babka, but not quite. It comes from a similar sugary, yeasty, eggy, milky dough, but it’s not as sweet. It’s buttery, studded with golden raisins, and has a crumb topping. Polish Easter Sweet Bread is really a thing unto itself.

Pierogi Dough

This is the final post in a six-part pierogi series. This post contains several pierogi dough recipes: a plain version, one that uses sour cream (miLam’s favorite), another that uses milk, and one that’s enriched with egg yolks. For fillings and instructions, see previous posts.