Maslenitsa!

Maslenitsa is an Eastern Slavic religious and folk holiday where people celebrate saying goodbye to winter and welcoming spring. Like Easter, Maslenitsa is a different day every year, in 2020 it will take place from Feb 24 to March 1st.

Need to escape the chill of winter? Warm up your days with these tasty winter dishes!

What’s in season

Try one of these tasty recipe ideas using oranges.

Lemons

If there’s one fruit you should always have on hand, it’s lemons. From their zest to their juice, they enhance so many recipes and make everything a little brighter!

Breakfast

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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Mashed Potatoes with Baked Garlic and Rosemary

Warm, creamy, flavorful mashed potatoes with the addition of baked garlic and rosemary, an excellent dish for Thanksgiving or a side dish for any dinner. Garlic mashed potatoes can be prepared beforehand, just cook them, then put in an airtight container with a little olive oil on top, and they can keep in the fridge for about 5 days. One of...
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Banana Bread

A popular dish in America and Australia. This recipe from my mother-in-law is very simple and easy. The main thing in the banana bread recipe is to use ripe bananas. Try to add some nuts, dried fruit, orange zest and/or cinnamon. I usually add walnuts or almonds, as well as a little vanilla. Serve with butter, jam or marmalade. ...
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Quiche with Chicken, Mushrooms and Cheese

While I used Champignon mushrooms in this dish, you can use different ones, or you can make with two or three different varieties such as chanterelles, oyster mushrooms, champignons, etc. The size of my tart mold is about 22 cm. The dough can be prepared in advance and kept in the fridge. Also, for this quiche I used two different kinds...
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