My Great-grandmother’s Pirogi

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    4 inch pirogi
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 20

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

According to family legend, when my grandmother Ethel Raichlen got married, she didn’t know how to cook. (Grammie Ethel was not a little spoiled back in the days before the Depression. She even drove a Cadillac to high school!) So her mother, Bertha Fribush, would cook dinner for her daughter and son-in-law and drive it over to their apartment. Every day! For years on end! I gather that Grandma Fribush was quite a cook. I vividly remember her chocolate roll