Bierocks (Beef-and-Cabbage Buns with Cheese)
Appears in Cook's Country June/July 2012
Their real names may be strange—bierocks or runsas, depending on where you hang your hat—but their delicious taste requires no translation.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
They were brought to the Midwest by Eastern European immigrants in the 19th century, but these meat-filled buns—also known as “runsas”—were new to us. Draining the ground meat after browning it prevents the tender, sweet dough from becoming...