Protection of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church Cookbook Editors
the short story. We
have the usual problem. We need
to raise funds. We
need to go outside the membership. Not avalanches of
cash, just enough to keep the lights on and pay the Priest.
needed to offer something besides the highly anticipated
annual dinners of Cabbage Rolls which we offer in the spring,
and the Chicken BBQ, which we hold in the fall. As a really
small parish in a sparsely populated area of the country,
we are just scraping by.
the members suggested we put together a cookbook and get
donations that way.
a bad idea!
announcement was made and recipes collected. After a ton
of work we finally
had our cookbook. You can peruse
the complete Table
are a total of 353 recipes if
we counted them right.
was good. It sold out. 2 printings. People really liked the
Country combined with the newer recipes.
I say "Old Country" I
mean old Country as
in former eastern block countries....Russia,
Yugoslavia, Poland, etc. You see, we are an Eastern Orthodox
lot of the recipes in this book were brought over with our
founders when they immigrated to the states. Most of
the current members are descendants of coal miners. These folks
emigrated to make a better life
and their families.
at a couple of PHOTOS
on the official Church
If you haven't figured it out yet, we're asking for donations.
In return we will send you a cookbook.
comes in an ebook (PDF) format. It is pretty much a downloadable
of the printed cookbook.
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big - almost 5Mb)
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suggesting a monster donation of $5.
cabbage roll recipe is worth that on it's own! You get
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