Czech Recipes

Rustic Sausage & Sauerkraut Stew

March 26, 2018

Charring bell peppers over a flame before stewing them gives a smoky flavor to bigos, a Polish stew of chicken, bacon, and kielbasa.

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

February 16, 2017

There are many versions of Stuffed Cabbage Rolls and recipes very depending on European regions. This is my mother’s Czech cabbage roll recipe that always brings me back to my childhood.

Rye Bread

December 12, 2016

I grew up eating Rye Bread, lots of it! It’s hard to find good Rye Bread these days unless you’re lucky enough to live near a Central European bakery. Homemade tastes better anyway, so here is a straightforward recipe that’s actually pretty easy. Serve it with jams, as sandwich bread,...

Scalloped Tomatoes

August 25, 2016

I have tomatoes falling off the vine and am having quite the bumper crop this month. Easy and satisfying, this tomato dish is a perfect way to utilize end of summer tomatoes.

Easy Rum Bábovka

February 19, 2016

I grew up eating this Czech cake, which was often filled with a layer of poppy seeds. I’ve left out the poppy seeds, but you may add them if you want to.

Pickled Red Cabbage

October 20, 2015

Occasionally I have a deep need to eat the foods that I grew up on. Growing up in Lincoln, Nebraska there were basically three ethnicities, German, Czech, and Russian. I grew up in the Czech community, but to be honest German, Czech, and Russian food is pretty much the same....

Czech Veal Goulash

February 26, 2015

Another Czech dish that I grew up eating was Veal Goulash. Perfect for these cold winter nights.

Herring Salad In Cream Sauce

February 25, 2015

Growing up Czech, pickled herring was a big part of our diet. My mother even used to eat it right out of the jar. My Herring Salad in Cream Sauce is an excellent little dish that’s perfect for all seasons.

Bratwurst & Sauerkraut

February 21, 2015

I grew up in a Czechoslovakian community in Lincoln, Nebraska where much of our diet consisted of sausages and sauerkraut. Sometimes I get a serious craving for the type of food I grew up on. Here is an easy winter dish that will satisfy your family and warm up their...

Classic Wiener Schnitzel

November 6, 2014

I grew up in a Czech community in Lincoln, Nebraska. While Wiener Schnitzel is a German dish my mother made this dish quite often. Chilling the breaded cutlets before frying is the secret to their perfectly crisp exterior and tender juicy interior. The best way to eat this dish is...

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