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Cranberry Salsa

Sweet and sour salsa with a pleasant slightly spicy taste. I usually cook this sauce for Thanksgiving but salsa is always good on a hot summer day as well. This can be served with crackers and cream cheese or just with chips. If you think it is too sour for you, add more sugar. Also try to use tangerine...
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Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

In August when there are a lot of different vegetables in my garden, I like to cook easy and quick dishes such as salads or simple appetizers. But usually I have too many tomatoes and cucumbers which are not possible to use it all at once, so I can them for the fall-winter. For example, Read more

Pirozhki with Cherries

Soft dough with a delicious sweet and sour cherry filling. Pirozhki are a Russian-Ukrainian dish of dough with filling that is baked or fried. There are many recipes for making dough for pirozhki and a variety of toppings as well. It can be meat, fish, eggs, mushrooms, cheese, jam, vegetable or fruit toppings. Savory pirozhki make great accompaniments to soups,...
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Strawberry jam/ syrup

Have a 1:1 ratio of strawberries and sugar in a pot and leave it for a couple hours. Next, boil for 5 min, then cool it for 8-10 hours. Boil it again for another 5 min, covering it with a lid and let it cool again. The next day, after boiling for another 5 min, put the jam into...
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Summer Rolls with Shrimp

I love summer rolls! They are light, so tasty and healthy. I never thought that they are easy to prepare. Before you cook the rolls, prepare all the ingredients you need, then just put a bit of everything in the roll, shrimp first, wrap tight and voila! Summer rolls are versatile since they can be prepared with different fillings, sea...
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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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