Easter Sunday, April 16


Find some recipes for Easter here!


Kartofdzhyn- the pie stuffed with potato and cheese. These popular Ossetian pies are baked with different fillings and often prepared on holidays. In Ossetia they traditionally serve three pies on a plate and only on days of mourning – an even number. These pies are a cult food in Ossetia and have ritual significance.

Spring is in the air! Celebrate warm weather with a casual-yet lovely- spring dinner!

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata are chicken breast cutlets coated in flour, fried and served with a sauce of butter, lemon juice, white wine or broth and capers. Simple ingredients, but the result are great, delicious, and tasty!


Whether it’s a special occasion, or just the weekend, one of these breakfast ideas will be the best part of waking up!

Slow cooker (crock pot)

Slow cooking allows flavors to steep and blend together. It circulates heat and liquid so food stays moist.

Love my garden

I love gardening so much, it makes my world beautiful. I have a vegetable/herb garden, flower gardens, fruit trees and berries. When I am outside I feel happy, too bad we don’t have nice weather all year but when we do, we are gardening! 😉

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Chines Beef

It's better to marinate the meat about 2-3 hours to get a richer flavor. If you like a spicy food, you can add 2-3 hot red peppers. Just fry a few red hot peppers in oil for a few minutes, remove them, and continue cooking in the same hot oil. Instead of beef you can use not fatty pork....
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Squid with Vegetables in a Wok

Most important in this dish is to not overcook the vegetables and squid. Everything is cooked very quickly, vegetables should be crispy, and squid not tough. Better to prepare all ingredients at once before cooking, so you'll be not distracted while cooking. This dish is tasty, fresh and flavorful. You can add other vegetables as well, depending on your...
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How to choose and store strawberries

When you are buying strawberries remember a few rules. The berries must be firm, shiny, and preferably with the green caps still attached. Smaller strawberries tend to have more flavor than larger ones. Avoid limp, wilted, moldy or bruised berries as well as those that have white or green parts. They will not ripen after picking. When possible, you should...
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Grilled Pork

It's better to marinate the pork at least three hours, or better yet, overnight in the refrigerator. When I cook meat on the grill, I usually add dry rosemary twigs to the fire, it gives the meat an excellent taste and aroma. Do not over cook the pork on the grill, otherwise the meat will turn tough and dry. Remember the...
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Beef with Teriyaki Sauce

Very easy and tasty dish! The orange juice for the sauce can be replaced by lemon juice, and the cilantro to green onions. Teriyaki sauce can be kept in the refrigerator in a jar and next time it can be serve with fish, chicken, vegetables or pork....
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Enoki Mushrooms Wrapped in Bacon

A tasty Japanese appetizer fused with bacon. Enoki is a small pale yellow, almost white Japanese mushrooms with very long and thin stems and tiny  caps.  Enoki are very delicate, have fresh taste, which does not interrupt the taste of other ingredients. In raw form, they are perfect in salads. Enoki mushrooms are often added to soups or fried...
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