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  • Totalrecall 2022
    Totalrecall 2022 2 роки тому +54

    Those look wonderful!! My fiancée just passed in December. He was polish. He was supposed to teach me how to make these. We didn’t get around to it. I almost cried watching but I’m going to make these in his memory. Thank you so much. I’m a new subscriber today. I’ll be watching your videos. Thanks again ❤️

    • Tithi
      Tithi 4 місяці тому

      So sorry to hear this :( he is definitely smiling from heaven ❤️🙏

    • Totalrecall 2022
      Totalrecall 2022 2 роки тому +3

      CiganyWeaver and her periwinklebluespacecaravan thanks! Yes that would be fun! Maybe when COVID is over!! ❤️🙏

    • CiganyWeaver and her periwinklebluespacecaravan
      CiganyWeaver and her periwinklebluespacecaravan 2 роки тому +5

      Hi Leigh, I'm sorry to read of that. But you got me thinking: could you go to Poland as a sort of pilgrimage? Or would it be too sad? I'd like to imagine you in an airbnb having an adventure and perfecting pierogi in your Polish kitchen on holiday. I hope you're happy and well. :)

    • The Polish Chef
      The Polish Chef  2 роки тому +10

      Sounds great!

  • Mac N
    Mac N 2 роки тому +116

    Japanese here. I’ve never been to Poland and never ever eaten this. But I’m gonna make this for my family. Thanks for amazing video!

    • taramelion
      taramelion 5 місяців тому

      mate go 2 Poland, make a trip, try us! ;)

    • YholdPL
      YholdPL Рік тому

      Uh... no and does it make a difference by not being from Occident?

    • FalQuin
      FalQuin Рік тому

      @Chris Mus Fried Pierogies is extra step ;)

    • Sasquatch Hadarock
      Sasquatch Hadarock Рік тому +1

      The universal bond between all cultures is the joy of stuffing food inside other food

    • Majima Goro of Pripyat
      Majima Goro of Pripyat Рік тому

      @Alskvard pierogi with jagody, cheese and sour cream with sugar. super good

  • Miramaj
    Miramaj 2 роки тому +132

    For all non-polish people. Pierogi is already plural. There is no need to give them -es at the end. There is one pieróg (or pierożek) and two pierogi.

    • cacambo
      cacambo Рік тому

      Thank you.

    • Michael Jarzecki
      Michael Jarzecki Рік тому

      Agreed! Also, I'm wearing "dzinsy" :P

    • tSp289
      tSp289 Рік тому +1

      So's panini. In Italy if you ask for one panini you'll get a look. Uno panino, due panini

    • creepy.
      creepy. Рік тому +1

      @Indian Turdeau because its the same in english lmao, just bc you dont notice you guys always say it how its rooted

    • Miguel Marquez
      Miguel Marquez Рік тому

      It happens with tamales also. One is a tamal. Two are tamales. Whatever theyre just good!

  • Highridgemom
    Highridgemom 13 днів тому +6

    "Loved by all, made by few!" Chef, your comments throughout the video made me laugh. I'll never question the Polish chef. I loved watching the techniques of your cooking especially when the "inspector" arrived to check your work. HA! Susan's instruction's on how to seal the pierogi after filling them was very helpful. If possible, could you please tell us how to purchase the stolnica and the absolutely beautiful serving dish that you were using. Thank you so much.

    • The Polish Chef
      The Polish Chef  13 днів тому +1

      Thanks. Polish serving dish was a gift. Stolnica was made by the Polish Chef not the "inspector".

  • Stephen Imsong
    Stephen Imsong 2 місяці тому +12

    I loved how he served his wife first. What a class act 👏

  • Uncle Matt's Cookery Lessons
    Uncle Matt's Cookery Lessons 3 роки тому +45

    Just found your channel and subbed straight away. My lady is Polish, I want to start making her classic Polish food. This seems like the perfect channel for me

  • Ariston
    Ariston 17 днів тому +7

    I love pierogies.
    My grandmother was from Suwalki Poland and three generations later the family still eats and cook these👍🏻… it is a Christmas tradition for us. But my favorite ones are the mushroom and sauerkraut pierogies.

    • The Polish Chef
      The Polish Chef  17 днів тому

      Sauerkraut and mushroom pierogi are my favorite as well. You have a nice Christmas tradition.

  • Robert Shelton
    Robert Shelton 17 днів тому +6

    Ohhhh boy these are outstanding!! Made and cooked exactly 💯 the way I love em!! Chef you and the Mrs are the pierogies masters!! Fabulous!

  • Victoria chgogirl1960
    Victoria chgogirl1960 2 роки тому +7

    This is my first time trying to make pierogi, instructions were great, came out perfect, thank you!

  • Wanda Graham
    Wanda Graham 5 місяців тому +8

    Yum. They look amazing. I love that you mentioned kopitky and klusky. Don’t hear that very often from other Polish people.

  • thecelesten
    thecelesten 16 днів тому +4

    I have got to try making this, looks so delicious 😋😋 Thanks for sharing and best wishes!👍👍👍

  • William Gardner
    William Gardner 2 роки тому +12

    I followed the link and went to Susan’s cooking school. There I found the pierogi making kit and the board that the Polish Chef used in the video. It all arrived yesterday and is perfect for the task. Well thought through and packaged exceptionally well. The only item our Polish Chef forgot to include was a Beer!! I can’t wait to take my daughters back to our Polish roots with this kit during our quarantine. Thanks again Polish Chef and Susan’s Cooking School! I had to come back and edit because my wife just reminded me that the chef did reduce my shipping cost by combining items which saved me enough money to buy a twelve pack of beer! Well done Chef!

    • Merienne Lynch
      Merienne Lynch 10 місяців тому +1

      Being half Polish I love these dishes.

    • Sarah G
      Sarah G 2 роки тому +1

      I think I saw something like this board on Shark Tank! It may have been him, I can't remember..

  • Paradoxical Intention
    Paradoxical Intention 2 роки тому +13

    I think I'm going to make these myself this weekend! It's my birthday, and I'm an essential worker working through the stay-at-home order in my state, so it will be nice to treat myself to something delicious and homemade. I think I'll have some bratwurst and some hard cider on the side!

  • Guardian Gaming
    Guardian Gaming 2 місяці тому +6

    Thank you for showing me the traditional way! I am wanting to learn so I can make myself lunch for work and have a little of everything. From traditional to dessert. I went to Poland a few years ago and fell in love with the place. Might head down to my local liquor store and see if they can order some Tyskie to celebrate once I've learned and mastered it. 😂 Na Zdrowie! (Yes, I had to Google the spelling.)

  • Lisa Leone
    Lisa Leone 3 роки тому +994

    "clean up while you're cooking" - my Polish grandmother taught me that.

    • Mia Camali
      Mia Camali 12 днів тому

      my mom always taught me that to

    • Nirotix
      Nirotix 22 дні тому

      When ever you tackle something so time consuming to make, cleaning as you go is very important.
      I make 1000 Italian meatballs at a time, baked, chamber vacuum sealed and frozen. It's an all day event. Perogies, cabbage rolls, spring rolls, all the same deal. All day event.
      Cleaning as you go, multiple dishwasher loads, saves you in the end.

    • Shaali Jones
      Shaali Jones Місяць тому

      You missed the point. Sure, clean up as you go, but, the most important part is that you start the next step only after you have enjoyed a beer.😂

    • KACPER Szucki
      KACPER Szucki 2 місяці тому

      Called comon sense

    • Marv Wet Bandit
      Marv Wet Bandit 2 місяці тому

      One golden rule in my house 🇵🇱

  • Richard Forester
    Richard Forester 2 роки тому +6

    OMG... those look so good. I grew up in NY and my father's side of the family was from Eastern Europe. That, and the many friends we had of that heritage, I had many great pierogi dinners back then. I will try to make them myself with your recipe now. Thank you!

  • HoundDoggy 1978
    HoundDoggy 1978 2 роки тому +6

    Those are the most beautiful pierogi I’ve seen since I was a child when my great grandma was still alive. And she cooked and served them exactly the same way, but would sometimes fry them in bacon fat.

    • Gabriela G
      Gabriela G 2 роки тому

      That's how I always make them! Every flavor of savory pierogi taste amazing fried in bacon fat and served with a side of chopped bacon. Yum!

  • Rich McIntyre
    Rich McIntyre Рік тому +8

    I had pierogi for lunch today fried and topped with bacon and onion with sour cream on the side. It was delicious.

  • Agnieszka Lewandowska
    Agnieszka Lewandowska 7 місяців тому +18

    It's amazing how you're speaking perfect American English but the second you throw in there any Polish word it's clear from the pronounciation that's your first language. Also, pierogi forever

  • Nina
    Nina 3 роки тому +13

    Those pierogi look delicious! I love pierogi, of course, in my country they go by a different name. But my all time favorite comfort food, is dumplings...whether they be pierogi (Polish), vareniki (Ukrainian), gyoza (Japanese), or Pelimeni (Russian)

  • Jelena ...
    Jelena ... 6 місяців тому +5

    I made them yesterday for the first time and they were amazing! Thank you for the recipe, I will definitively make them again and again. 😋

  • Lynette Young
    Lynette Young Рік тому +6

    THANK YOU for this. I'm 50 years old and never made pierogi before - that was something my grandmother and I did together, but I never made on my own. Making this recipe yesterday brought back so many great memories. I can't thank you enough!

  • ButterBee 11
    ButterBee 11 Рік тому +14

    I love it when I hear someone say pierogi right it gives me comfort

    • tyler gates
      tyler gates Рік тому

      As opposed to "puR-oh-GEEZZZ" 🤣🤦‍♂️

    • D H
      D H Рік тому +1

      Same. And for me, gnocchi. Holy crow do people pronounce that incorrectly *facepalm*

  • Mr. Greenbrier
    Mr. Greenbrier 2 роки тому +8

    Ok, I just made these. They came out perfectly! The video was clear and direct. I did not question anything because, you are "The Polish Chef!" Thank you for taking the time to post.

  • Amy Sorrell
    Amy Sorrell 3 роки тому +11

    A tragically underrated food. I love them. Thank you for this.

  • Lin Stanley
    Lin Stanley 3 місяці тому +9

    Enjoyed your video. Your instructions were very clear and easy to follow. Both you and your wife are pleasant without blabbing on about unrelated matters. Simple ingredients, and the pierogi look heavenly. I am going to make these in the very near future!

  • Margaret Kancianic
    Margaret Kancianic 2 роки тому +5

    Looks delicious! Just like we made them years ago....I think I'll try now! Love that dish you're serving them in too! Good video, thanks.

  • Amber Cz
    Amber Cz Рік тому +5

    My Great Grandparents had a family recipe for Pierogi’s. Passed it on to my Grandfather and then to my Father. My Father perfected the recipe and made it fool proof. Now I am the first of my generation in the family to learn to make them. Definitely love my family traditions!

  • Cathy Van de Moortele
    Cathy Van de Moortele Рік тому +4

    I was so in love with your stolnica, that I asked my carpenter to make me one. It's wonderful and I can't wait to make pierogi now. Thank you for showing us your stolnica.

  • J C
    J C 2 роки тому +13

    I grew up eating these, my mother would make a huge batch, and we would eat them 3 meals a day until they were gone. Fried up in a cast iron skillet with onions, sometimes we would have gravy insteasd of sour cream. YUM!
    my next quarantine project is to make them.

    • Merienne Lynch
      Merienne Lynch 10 місяців тому

      Once you taste a pirogi the way it should be made you always want them. My Mom's dough was melt in your mouth. Some liked them fried but I enjoyed them with melted butter and onions just translucent poured on them. I make the filling now and use lasagna noodles and serve them in squares, or mix the filling with noodles or macaroni. Cassarole dish wonder. You can take that mixture of potatoes (and they have to be mashed so as they are lumpy. For some reason they taste better than just mashed potato. Regular cottage cheese works. No recipe just know to mix it all together and then add the pasta.

  • 💀Captain Skull Demon💀
    💀Captain Skull Demon💀 2 роки тому +3

    I was upset when my local Wal-Mart stopped carrying pierogies, so now I'll just make them myself! 😁 This was very helpful! 👍

  • Lysh
    Lysh 2 роки тому +5

    This looks way easier than I imagined pierogis were to make. It's my dad's birthday next week and now I'm tempted to make them for him!

  • Lacey Barnett
    Lacey Barnett Рік тому +7

    my great grandpa passed away before i learned any polish or any traditional food, this is so nice and is teaching me how to make these foods for my friends.

  • Kellie Christie
    Kellie Christie 6 місяців тому +5

    My Polish-Ukrainian grandmother and mother love making pierogies, I learned from them when I was a child and made with them when I was a youth. I make pierogies to this year, I love your recipe of it and will be making it for 3rd time on this Sunday, thank you so much

  • DannyWarlegs
    DannyWarlegs 2 роки тому +6

    You remind me of my polish grandpa who I only knew as a kid, before he passed. But he loved to cook, and was an army chef for many years. He got to work serving VIPs and high ranking officers, after a chance encounter with General Eisenhower when he was touring the lines and sampled his cooking, as the story goes.
    I remember every vacation spent with my grandparents, was always him in the kitchen cooking, and me sitting at the table helping, while he told me war stories, and stories about him hunting in combat zones to feed the troops.

  • Sarah Andersen
    Sarah Andersen 2 роки тому +6

    dzięki! i've always wanted to make these because i was never able to learn from my grandma, and my grandpa always makes kwaśnica, so it's nice to be able to give him a good dinner too! :)

  • Sam
    Sam Місяць тому +2

    This is exactly how my dad makes them from his grandmas recipe! He brings some frozen ones with him whenever he visits me and its my favorite thing ever. I miss having polish delis nearby with a properly made pierogi. I also love the blueberry filled ones with a side of sweet sour cream

  • spinhook888
    spinhook888 2 роки тому +3

    Great recipe! I made these for my mom who used to work for her brother's Polish restaurant, she said they taste just like her memory of eating them there. Delicious!

  • Susanne Grabowski
    Susanne Grabowski Рік тому +5

    My motto "clean as you go, and you'll have less to clean when it's time to go."
    Thanks for the great tutorial. Start to finish.
    Tomorrow I try my hand at making pierogies for the first time.
    Wish me well!☺

  • Steve Wisniewski
    Steve Wisniewski Рік тому +3

    You are truly Polish as I am. You work your ass off, you know what you’re talking about you’re a great chef and you’re a hard worker as I said before. You’re very direct and blunt but yet polite and strict. If I ever had a chance to work with you in a restaurant as I am a trained chef for 30 years plus, I would love to do it in a heartbeat. I am from Wisconsin in the US and I would move wherever you are just to work with you You remind me of my grandparents who are very strong and strict in the kitchen as I was a child. Thanks for sharing God bless and keep sharing please

  • John Petruska
    John Petruska 4 місяці тому +5

    I’m an Irish girl who married a Slovak. I embraced the cooking that his grandmother so beautifully made. The first time I made pierogi was from looking at the Polish Chef. They came out great! I gave this Irish girl a pat on the back. BTW I never even heard of pierogi till I met my husband!

  • ARCTURUS BBQ & SAUSAGE MAKING
    ARCTURUS BBQ & SAUSAGE MAKING 2 роки тому +11

    That's the way my mom made them she did not live in Poland but she spoke fluent polish ,My Grandmother and Grandfather came from Poland after Ww2 My grandfather Was in Poland Fighting against the Nazi's Then came to the US and opened up a butcher shop & Market ..Thank you For this video it brings back a lot of Memories from my childhood .....God bless

  • Veneda Jane
    Veneda Jane 3 роки тому +16

    I might have to give your version a try. I feel like every Polish family has their own specific recipe, it's so interesting to see the variations. It's also hard to make enough pierogies to put away for later, they tend to disappear immediately after leaving the pan.

    • Warrior Maiden
      Warrior Maiden 3 роки тому

      @Veneda Jane Less than two weeks. I bag them in sets of 3-6, so you can just pull a bag out and toss it in the microwave for a few minutes. They make great breakfasts on the go, but someone (cough *husband* cough) likes to snag more than one bag. Give my son a few years to reach the freezer and learn how to use the microwave, and he'll probably do the same thing. XD

    • Veneda Jane
      Veneda Jane 3 роки тому +1

      @Warrior Maiden How long do the frozen ones even last before they get eaten, too?

    • Warrior Maiden
      Warrior Maiden 3 роки тому +1

      Lol, it's like me and making American Scones. They get maybe 30 seconds to cool before they get snatched off the plate. I wind up having to make a triple batch to have any to freeze. And a single batch makes 30-ish 4 inch square scones. XD

    • The Polish Chef
      The Polish Chef  3 роки тому +1

      LOL

  • Sunday Caradine
    Sunday Caradine 2 роки тому +4

    Thank you so much for this video I am from Cleveland Ohio originally and grew up on pierogies we only had one aunt in my family who made them by scratch in 1980 we moved to Alabama and I have tried unsuccessfully to try to make these things I am now ready after watching this to give it another go and hopefully with your teachings I will be as good as making these as my aunt and your lovely wife. Thank you so much

  • Matthew Kosakowski
    Matthew Kosakowski 2 місяці тому +4

    I checked this video a few years ago and made my first batch of pierogies. They were so popular that I was asked to make them for Christmas dinner for 15 people. Now it is an unspoken expectation that I will make them every Christmas dinner. It is definitely a labor of love but I wanted to thank you for the video. You have become a part of my family's Christmas celebration. Dziękuję Ci.

  • Lari Zatzman
    Lari Zatzman 2 роки тому +6

    This is how my grandmother made it and it brings back so many memories... Wow yummy!

    • Zelda Zelda
      Zelda Zelda 2 роки тому

      My granny's cooking was more like whatever didn't take longer than 2 minutes...
      Chef Bouerdie!....loved her "cookin'...but wow, she made deeee licious fried taters!

  • RGLM
    RGLM 2 роки тому +5

    🙏👍👍🇺🇸💫🍻
    I love pierogies my mother-in-law was 100% Polish from Poland
    and she taught me how to make pierogies & multitudes of Polish dishes.👍👍

  • Matthew Plaskon
    Matthew Plaskon 3 роки тому +98

    I’m an instant fan after watching him clean as he cooked

    • Gord
      Gord Рік тому

      He served his wife first and made her smile.

  • Alexandra Asbury
    Alexandra Asbury 2 роки тому +4

    I want to thank you!! I don't cook all the time, but when I get to, I usually enjoy it, and these look sooo good. I know my husband especially is going to love them, and I'm sure I will, too. I just wasn't sure if they're still as delicious if you don't fry them a bit. But anyways, I like the idea of frying 'em, then serving them with the butter & onions along side. Thanks, again!!!

    • BeccaJeanC
      BeccaJeanC 2 роки тому

      They need to be fried!

  • Doris Dybowski
    Doris Dybowski 2 роки тому +2

    I was taught from Polish people (I am of Polish decent) been making them for years! I will be making them for Christmas. Today I came across this. I like to watch other people make them and see what cheese they use. I like this video..done well. Happy Holidays and keep up the good cooking! ;)

  • Slush Guppy
    Slush Guppy 2 роки тому +2

    Yummy! My dad is an awesome cook, and I wanna surprise him with these! Thank you!

  • Björn
    Björn 2 роки тому +5

    Thank you for your great video, i love it!
    Yesterday I made my first Pierogi, tasted awesome. My grandma made easy Pierogi only with cheese, I loved it as a Kid.
    Greetings from Germany

  • Holy Heinz
    Holy Heinz 3 роки тому +29

    That's the best Part of the Internet! A Polish Chef, living in the US, using an international video-platform to show his delicate recipe, everyone can watch... I LOVE IT! (Sub. CHECK, Clock CHECK!)
    Greetings from Germany 🧡🧡🧡

    • I am VA
      I am VA Рік тому

      War klar dass so ein Gutmenschentum mal wieder von nem Deutschen kommt. Hast ja noch nicht genug Flüchtlinge in deinem Land 🤣 Multikulti ist ja so toll hahaha

  • Megan Wright
    Megan Wright 2 роки тому +5

    I was supposed to be on a flight to Poland right now, but since I can't go I made these pierogi! Delicious 😋

  • GI
    GI 2 роки тому +4

    This video brought back so many memories of my grandmother making all sorts of dough on her stolnica.. I always hated the sound of her rubbing flour onto it 😆 now I will have to make pierogi!! 😋my mother always put quark cheese in them, thank you for your recipe Polish chef 👨‍🍳

  • Sandra Childers-Hutchison
    Sandra Childers-Hutchison 2 роки тому +4

    Pierogi, my favorite food in the whole world! Lovely video! Thanks!

  • Darren Charron
    Darren Charron 2 місяці тому +6

    I am making pierogis this weekend for my family for Christmas. When I was a child my grandmother who immigrated to Canada from Ukraine taught my Mom and the recipe was passed down to me and my sisters. I will pass the recipe on to my daughter. I also like my pierogis fried in butter with onions and sour cream .

    • The Polish Chef
      The Polish Chef  2 місяці тому +2

      Making pierogi for Christmas is very traditional. I like your plan and best of luck.

  • கொரில்லா
    கொரில்லா Рік тому +3

    I love this. I didn't know what pierogi was. It looks so good that I want to try to do it.

  • Natalie Coon
    Natalie Coon Рік тому +2

    Great recipe! I made these a few months ago, and they were great. I'm going to make them again for Christmas Eve dinner for my whole family.

  • Sam Lofi
    Sam Lofi 2 роки тому +5

    showed this to my polish grandmother! it brought her back a childhood memory :,) so i made with her. touching memory. thank you 🙏

  • Cynthia D
    Cynthia D 2 роки тому +2

    Great recipe Mr Polish chef! My family loves them, with onions! Thank you again!

  • whoyoukidding1
    whoyoukidding1 3 роки тому +13

    Oh Man, I am SO glad I found this video! My family LOVES Pierogi! My wife's Grandmother on her Father's side was a Polish immigrant. My Mother-in-Law, whose parents were Italian immigrants, used to make Pierogi from time to time to keep her husband's culture alive in their house. My wife and I buy it at the market but we've never known how to make it ourselves. Now, I'm going to give it a try!

  • Alex Camilo
    Alex Camilo 2 роки тому +11

    There was a delivery pirogi place I would order from with various "americanised" versions like mac and cheese, cream of spinich, sour cream and jalapeno in addition to the traditional flavors. Everything was served with fried onions and it was all fried up in bacon grease with bacon bits. They also would do grilled kielbasa sandwiches and bigos.... The place closed down a few years back and I miss it. I dream about it sometimes.

  • Victoria Grimes
    Victoria Grimes 11 місяців тому +8

    Hello polish Chef
    I totally followed the recipe it came out wonderful. I have a question though u think you can do a video on perogies with saurkraut =)please and thank you

  • ehuff99
    ehuff99 2 роки тому +2

    I have been looking for a great pierogi recipe for my first batch. I'm a home cook, and I have many Polish friends (that even speak Polish around me). Yet somehow, I've never made them myself. I've asked them for their recipes, and I'm going to combine them with yours. I can't wait! Thank you for your channel.

  • Jonathon Frank
    Jonathon Frank 2 роки тому +2

    Literally the ONLY Pierogi recipient you’ll EVER NEED! Polish Chef, thanks so much for this! Made my first Pierogi, added mushrooms to my filling. Afterwards, I even took some dough and made a couple with chocolate chips (though I didn’t fry them)! So grateful for this video, thanks again!

  • Yaritza Estrada
    Yaritza Estrada 2 роки тому +15

    My boyfriend is Polish n these are his favorite and he’s coming back from a 20 day long trip and I’m making these for him n surprising him when I go pick him up at the airport I’m so excited thank you thank you 😊

    • no anastasia
      no anastasia 2 роки тому +1

      I know it's 2 months later but I hope your boyfriend enjoyed your pierogi.😊

  • Oh Honey!
    Oh Honey! Рік тому +5

    thank you so much for the video! my fiancé is polish and i’m caribbean so i been learning to cook polish food for him :)

  • Veronica
    Veronica 2 роки тому +7

    My whole family is Puertorrican and I've been making Polish recepies lately like Polskie naleśniki and they all love it!

    • Aaron
      Aaron 2 роки тому +1

      This is awesome! If you're able to try to make these and use farmers cheese (it can be kind of hard to find), green onions, and salt as a filling and it's AAAAAAAAMAZING

    • The Polish Chef
      The Polish Chef  2 роки тому +2

      That's great!

  • Donna Weitz
    Donna Weitz Місяць тому +2

    My grandma made them with dry cottage cheese and green onions Browned in butter and served with fried onions. Thankfully, she shared the recipe with me and we would make them together.

  • Steve Brewer
    Steve Brewer 5 днів тому

    You and wife explain everything with some humor! I love Polish food. 😋 Thanks

  • P Cz
    P Cz 2 роки тому +7

    My Grandmother used to use the entire kitchen table to make a batch of pierogi's. I was 5 or 6 years old. She would sit me down with a small bowl of filling while I watched her make the dough. She made a hundred at a time then got on a bus to deliver them to her church friends downtown. Today when I have a pierogi I always think of her.

  • SaltySwan
    SaltySwan Рік тому +3

    I fell in love with Pierogi when I traveled to Warsaw. Can't wait to make it for my relatives and make them discover a bit of Polish cuisine!

  • Kevin Carlson
    Kevin Carlson 2 роки тому +4

    I had sour cherry dessert pierogies in a local Polish restaurant.They were so good they should have been a controlled substance.

  • I agree with you
    I agree with you 2 роки тому +12

    I see a lot of cooking videos, but this was genuinely entertaining. I'm inspired to make this during quarantine (I'm just missing the cheese). And I think the musical interludes are hysterical.

  • Chris Shenton
    Chris Shenton 2 роки тому +2

    We made these last night and they turned out really well: the dough had a nice elasticity, and your technique of stretching the dough over the large dollop of filling gave them excellent texture. Thanks.

  • Antonio Mendez
    Antonio Mendez 2 роки тому +3

    Just made a big batch of these with caramelized onions, absolutely delicious! I added more cheese than the recipe listed, but everything else was perfect. I grew up eating frozen store-bought pierogi, but those can't compare to the real thing. Definitely making these again! Dziękuję bardzo!!!

  • Alberto Kupa
    Alberto Kupa 2 роки тому +2

    Gracias por la receta lo hicimos en casa , mi madre era polaca y los hacía , realmente lo disfrutamos mucho, saludos desde Argentina

  • France ToGo
    France ToGo 8 місяців тому +6

    Awe, thanks for showing me how to make Pierogi. Just met a Polish man living in the US, and wanted to show my welcoming. I think and know I can do this.

  • Cindy P
    Cindy P 3 роки тому +14

    My grandmother made perogies my whole life until she passed, I'm upset because I didn't pay enough attention to making the dough which I think is more intimidating than difficult. She always made half potato/cheese and half sauerkraut (which I never see anyone make) and we cooked them the same way as the video except we put the onions in the same pan. And we ate them of course with dinner (always with Kapusta) but anytime was proper... It's my goal to rediscover how to make these homemade!! Thanks for sharing I will check out the rest of your videos to see how much of my childhood I can remember!

  • Sparrow’s Retreat
    Sparrow’s Retreat Місяць тому +2

    My grandmother used to make pierogis every Friday, they were a staple in our house. Love them!

  • Emina Savulov
    Emina Savulov Рік тому +5

    I tried to make pierogi few days ago but they've mostly opened in boiling water 🙂 The recipe and teamwork are great! Now, I've started all over again - no surrender🥟Greetings from Serbia

    • The Gaming Kaiser
      The Gaming Kaiser Рік тому +4

      I dip my finger in water and then wet the edges of the pierogi before giving them a tight double crimp. I hope your second attempt was more successful.

  • La mamá de la tribu
    La mamá de la tribu  2 роки тому +1

    I’m cooking this today 😍 I’m so glad I found your UAclips channel

  • Lorraine Cray
    Lorraine Cray Рік тому +8

    The best food on the planet grow up eating them , love frying them up in butter & onion just the best 🍻 thank you for sharing 💞 MR & MRS POLISH CHEF 👨‍🍳 👩‍🍳

  • Silesian Productions
    Silesian Productions 3 роки тому +8

    As the leader of pierogi, I definitely approve this video. Keep up with the good work, my great szef kuchni!
    EDIT: Thank you with these likes :) and sub to my channel, I make great videos!

  • Gayle Cividino
    Gayle Cividino 2 роки тому +3

    Finally someone who makes pierogies the way Babci taught us! Our daughter's favourite is with kasha and cottage cheese filling! For Christmas Eve dinner we make fillings from potatoe and cheese, mushrooms, sauerkraut ( our own homemade sauerkraut) and kasha. Sometimes we use prunes

  • Geo Matrix
    Geo Matrix Рік тому +2

    Great pierogi video... Thanks! When I was young my Mom used to make these often. Exactly the same... She also experimented with the fillings. Sometimes she would add sausage cut into small pieces with the potatoes and onions... Also different types of cheese. And sometimes a bit of sauerkraut... They are all awesome with sour cream! A bowl of melted cheese sauce too!

  • Darek Tarczynski
    Darek Tarczynski 11 місяців тому +6

    You remind me of my family from Polska. I'm first generation in America and I love your personality and your little differences from my families recipes. You should consider making more current videos; I'm sure many would enjoy them, as well as me!

    • chilly freeman
      chilly freeman 11 місяців тому +1

      @The Polish Chef please do

    • The Polish Chef
      The Polish Chef  11 місяців тому +3

      I am considering making more videos.Thanks.

  • Timothy Ogden
    Timothy Ogden 2 роки тому +2

    I love pierogis! I love them even more if a Polish chef neighbor invites me for a pierogi dinner. Comfort food for sure. Thank you for sharing.

  • Gail Brunetti
    Gail Brunetti 2 роки тому +36

    I grew up eating peroghi. My granny was from Ukraine. These look just like hers. She put cottage cheese in them. We used to eat them freshly boiled and the next day we woul fry the leftovers in butter......for breakfast.

    • btzimmer
      btzimmer Рік тому +1

      Just remember that you don't use regular cottage cheese in them. You have to use dry cottage cheese sometimes called Farmer's cheese. Regular grocery store cottage cheese has milk in it and you're 'rogi's will be watery mess. It can be hard to find. The dairy just needs to pack some containers with cottage cheese before they add the milk to it. You use 1 container of dry cottage cheese, mix in 1 beaten egg, 1 tsp. of salt and you've got a fantastic filling.

  • Geeta Ramdeo
    Geeta Ramdeo Рік тому +1

    They looks so amazing 👏 will definitely try to make them.

  • Kathy Golonka
    Kathy Golonka 2 роки тому +2

    i have always been scared to do pierogi, because of the stories about how my great grandmother made the best homemade ones. she never shared her recipes with anyone you either figured them out by watching her or you don't have it. no one has any family recipes. But several years ago before my dad and great aunt passed away they begged me to make Haluski. And because I love them I did. I made it the only way that made sense to me, I guess it was the same way my great grandmother also did it too. My great aunt asked my how I got Babcais recipe. I said "Aunt Hush I didn't I just made it the only way it made sense to me", and she told me its hers and I feel like a kid again. Even my dad said it was hers and he felt like a kid again. I just said I steamed it.

  • ChildHoodHorror
    ChildHoodHorror 2 роки тому +2

    Love pierogi's and I also like them in the pan. I also put some peppers with the onions and some sliced up Kielbasa. I'll have to try a little sour cream on the side next time!

  • Moor Channel
    Moor Channel 7 місяців тому +4

    Hi Polish Chef... I am in Poland right now and I love Pierogi so much!! Thank you for the recipe!!! 🥰🥰

    • The Polish Chef
      The Polish Chef  7 місяців тому +1

      Great. Pierogi made right are delicious !!!

  • Natalie Brown
    Natalie Brown 2 роки тому +12

    This was amazing! I am reconnecting with my polish roots and would love to learn to cook lots more dishes. Hope you'll put more videos up!

  • skeletor danzig
    skeletor danzig Рік тому +2

    Thank you so much, I made a batch for Canada day with potato cheddar onion and sauerkraut, my dough was the best I ever worked with! God be with Poland God be with Pierogi!!

  • nikkiw6
    nikkiw6 2 роки тому +2

    These look delicious! I’ve never eaten them, but will pick up the ingredients next time I go shopping and give it a go.

  • Jive Patrol
    Jive Patrol Рік тому +2

    I was down in Poletown yesterday in Hamtramck, Michigan and had some great Polish food! Anyhow, I wanted to try and make Pierogi myself and this is a a GREAT video! I am going to follow instructions to a "t" and make some Pierogi! Thank You!! 👍👍👍

  • QinzzyInzzy
    QinzzyInzzy 7 місяців тому +4

    I just finished trying this recipe...OMG...it is delicious!!! Super!!

  • Core4ever10
    Core4ever10 4 роки тому +17

    🤣. “You should not question me- I am the Polish Chef.” I think I am going to make a sign like that for my kitchen!