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Polish in South Jersey, Philly?

wisteria1 | Oct 11, 2007 07:35 AM

I went to Catholic school in a Polish parish years ago, and learned to love kielbasa, pierogi, kluski, etc. I used to count on going back to the school every year for it's carnival, and the hugely popular Polish Kitchen - then the diocese closed the school. This past weekend, the parish held a Fall Festival and resurrected the Polish Kitchen, and after having stuffed myself with 2 years worth of Polish food desire, I'm good for a while. But since the future of this parish is in question (the diocese is plotting to eradicate many older parishes, and incorporate others) I don't know if this Fall Festival will ever be repeated. So - are there any good sources of Polish food in the area? I've tried buying pierogies and kielbasa at the Acme, and they're just not the same. I thought it was just nostalgia, but this weekend I knew there was a huge difference. Polish food isn't exactly spicy, but packaged versions are bland, where the fresh, homemade versions have a real flavor.

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