The History of Boleslawiec Polish Pottery and Stoneware

Hisotry of Boleslawiec Polish Pottery

If you have ever wondered about how the famed town of Boleslawiec began producing the exquisite Polish Pottery of today, you need to start several thousand ago. The remarkable pottery created by artisans in Boleslawiec has roots dating back to at least 6,000 B.C. The story of Boleslawiec Polish Pottery is both an interesting and … Read more The History of Boleslawiec Polish Pottery and Stoneware

COLLECTOR’S CORNER: Insider Tips for Collectors of Polish Pottery

Dorothy Rosa (Durkee) -– Blog Contribution –  June 2013 As much as we’d all love to have vast and varied collections of Polish Pottery, there are practical limits to our collecting –- limits of space to display or store our treasures, of funds with which to purchase them, and of time to manage it all.  … Read more COLLECTOR’S CORNER: Insider Tips for Collectors of Polish Pottery

Handmade from Poland: The Technique Behind Beautiful Polish Stoneware

The process of creating one piece of Polish pottery involves several artisans and many hours of skilled work.  In fact, the manufacture of this stoneware is held in such high regard, there is a school in Boleslawiec, Poland dedicated to passing on the tradition and unique quality of this trade through apprenticeships and training.  Purveyors … Read more Handmade from Poland: The Technique Behind Beautiful Polish Stoneware

What is Unikat Polish Pottery?

In Polish, the word for unique is Unikat. Often, our customers will navigate through the website and then find a piece that is marked as Unikat, which is located on the bottom of the Polish pottery piece. This is where the manufacturer will normally stamp their logo. The manufacturer logo stamp will indicate that the … Read more What is Unikat Polish Pottery?

Gołąbki – Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

INGREDIENTS: 1 whole big head cabbage, approximately 4-pound 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 cloves minced garlic 1 pound ground beef chuck 1 pound lean ground pork 3 cups cooked rice 1 large egg 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 3-4 cups beef stock 6 oz can tomato paste PREPARATION: 1. Remove core from the cabbage. 2. Place cabbage  in a … Read more Gołąbki – Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Polish Style Fried Chicken

Ingredients: 12-14 de-skinned (optional) chicken legs, cooked 1/2 tsp granulated garlic 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs Salt, pepper to taste 1 cup vegetable oil For broth: 2 quarts water 4 large pealed carrots 1/2 onion bay leaf salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Put de-skinned (optional) chicken legs in a large pot cover it with, … Read more Polish Style Fried Chicken

Blueberry Cake – 4th of July

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine or butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 large eggs cooking spray 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries Frosting: 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/2 cups icing sugar Garnish: 1/2 … Read more Blueberry Cake – 4th of July

Potato Salad With Dill Pickles

Ingredients: 2 lbs. potatoes (5 – 6 medium), cut into 3/4-inch chunks 1/2 medium onion, chopped 8 hard-cooked eggs, chopped  5 dill pickles, diced (I use Claussen pickles because they are always crunchy and garlicky) 1 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper Preparation: 1. Put washed potatoes with the skin in 4-quart pot; … Read more Potato Salad With Dill Pickles