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Święconka (Blessing of the Easter Basket)

Before Easter, a Polish family will prepare a special Easter Basket to celebrate the holidays. This basket contains certain iconic food items, such as hard-boiled eggs, kiełbasa, salt and pepper, a butter lamb, bread, and possibly even chocolate… all nicely … Continue reading

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I can’t believe it’s not lamb!

The Polish butter lamb, also known by its secret alter-ego, the sugar lamb, is a staple addition to Polish Easter baskets.  Nestled somewhere between your painted Pisanki eggs and links of delicious kielbasa, the butter lamb enjoys its cozy, doily-decorated … Continue reading

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