My mother in law arrived tonight from Poland for Christmas. No, her name is not Bobcheeks--my girls
call her Babcia (pronounced Bob-cha) because that means Grandma in Polish. My niece pronounces
the name Bobcheeks, so that's what we are calling her behind her back. Just kidding, that's what we
are calling her when she's out of earshot. Just kidding! We all call her Babcia and she loves it.
She liked the bear in the airport and all of the mounted animals because it is now illegal to own a
mount in Poland. I know what you're thinking-umm, why? I was thinking the same thing, but forgot
to ask her. I'll let you know when I find out.
I can't wait for her to start cooking. The poor woman just flew from Poland to Copenhagen to Seattle
to Alaska and I'm ready to put her to work in my kitchen. What can I say? She is an amazing cook with
the ability to make 3 meals from one skinny little chicken--no kidding. I will be posting the cooking
of her trademark dishes like Mushroom Pierogi--double yum! ALL of her recipes use very few ingredients
and none of them are packaged, pre-cooked or boxed. The ultimate from-scratch cook is staying in
The last picture is my family with Bobcheeks, me being on the far left. It was crowded at the airport
tonight because the boys and girls high school basketball teams were flying out for their games. Yep,
around here if you want to go anywhere it's either a boat, a plane or swimming. I don't recommend the