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Homemade savory waffles with sunny- side up eggs

The best homemade savory waffle recipe with eggs, bacon and chives.


Oatmeal cookies with raisins and nuts

A breakfast based on oatmeal is a perfect way to start the day. Here is a recipe for the best chewy oatmeal cookies.


Purple Spicy Coleslaw

This easy to prepare, creamy purple slaw is a perfect side dish for spring bbq and potluck.


Loaded potatoes two ways

Here are 3 recipes of loaded potatoes, some Polish style with Gzik and some more American.


Blueberry lemon muffins

Blueberry and lemon muffins are easy and such a sweet way to start your day.


Gluten-Free Purple Crumble with ice cream & mint

To crumble means to break or to fall apart into small fragments. That is the definition of this yummy, plum, rhubarb and blueberry crumble.


Pulled Pork with Polish Żywiec Porter baked in the oven

This recipe for a staple of American cuisine is made with Polish flavors. Delicious!


Caraway & bacon coleslaw

Mix of bacon, cabbage and spices - what can go wrong?


Cranberry sauce with OJ and bourbon

What do you think about, when you hear cranberry sauce? Is it Thanksgiving? Christmas? Winter? All the above?


Cranberry Orange Muffins

These cranberry muffins with lemon are sweet and tangy. They bake up very quickly. Perfect for those unexpected guests!

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Hi, welcome to my blog! 

I'm Monika, mom of two amazing  children and also a blogger.

I was born and lived in Poland for 25 years before I moved with my 6 month old son to the US. 


This blog is a place for me to share how I cook and live as a Polish mom, in my completely new American life.


My mission is to help Polish- American families discover they Polish heritage and get more comfortable leaving in a new country. 

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