Bukovynian Cornmeal Dressing

Bukovyns’ka nachynka

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Appears in

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

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This specialty is usually made in large quantities for festive gatherings or community dinners. It is served as an accompaniment to any meat preparation.


  • 4 thick slices smoky bacon
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup


Preheat the oven to 350°F. Fry the bacon in a heavy skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove from the pan and crumble when cooled.

Add the onion to the bacon drippings over medium heat, and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes. Mix in the cornmeal, stirring constantly and