Category Archives: Recipe

Blini

Blini-thin pancakes. Very tasty and delicious pancakes, similar to crepes or Swedish pancakes, but this is the Russian version. When you add the boiling water the batter size will increase several times, so be sure to use a large bowl. You can serve with sour cream, whipped cream, chocolate, various jams or wrap them in a different filling such...
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Maslenitsa

Maslenitsa is an Eastern Slavic religious and folk holiday where people celebrate saying goodbye to winter and welcoming spring. This is the last week  before Lent, when religious followers are allowed to eat butter, dairy products and fish, which the name Maslenitsa originated. Like Easter, Maslenitsa is a different day every year, in 2017 it will take place from Feb...
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Spicy Chicken Wings

These wings are a great idea for Super Bowl, Cinco de Mayo, a summer picnic or any party you'll make. Serve with sour cream sauce. I usually use Crema Mexicana and add lime juice and zest, finely chopped cilantro and green onions, salt and pepper. This sauce will help reduce the heat from spicy wings. And, of course, beer :) (more…)...
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Whipped Feta Cheese with Tomatoes and Basil on Toast

An easy, simple, and refreshing appetizer! You can use garlic powder or just like me, rub one piece of garlic on your toast before putting the whipped cheese and tomatoes. Add a little bit of lemon zest or lemon juice to the whipped cheese if you wish. This smooth and creamy whipped cheese you can also use with fresh vegetables...
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