The Menu

There are several one rquirements at a Polish wedding. High on the list is eating. Well that’s not all. You also have to dance, drink, talk, laugh, sing. But eating helps all the other things go smoothly.

Lunch (3:00 p.m.)
Chicken broth with noodles (Yes, chicken noodle soup)
Choice of main dish:
Beef rolls (stuff with pickles, peppers, and other nonsense)
Chicken breasts
Stuffed mushrooms (for vegetarians)
Fried cabbage
First Supper (7:30 p.m.)
Turkey breast rolls
Spring salad
Second Supper (10:00 p.m.)
Something – but for the life of me, I can’t remember what.
Third Supper (12:30 a.m.)
Red Borshch
Fourth Supper (3:00 a.m.)
Always on the Table
Pickled mushrooms

For example, the reason an average size guy like me can do 15-20 shots during a wedding is that you’re eating and dancing all the time.Well, eating all the time. Except when you’re dancing.

If you haven’t already, check out the shoppling list for all this.


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