Blackcurrants Jam

On July 2, 2012 0 Comments

1. Clean blackcurrants. (I do not wash them, just clean with paper towels.) 2. Grind or blend on a blender. 3. Mix grind blackcurrant with sugar 1:1,2. 4. Mix well and heat with constant stirring, until almost hot state, but…
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Strawberry Jam

On June 16, 2012 0 Comments

1. In a wide bowl, crush strawberries in batches until you have 4 cups of mashed berry. 2. In a heavy bottomed saucepan, mix together the strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice. Stir over low heat until the sugar is dissolved….
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Buckwheat Kasha with sausage

On June 13, 2012 0 Comments

1. Saute diced onion, grated carrots and red pepper until soft. 2. Add sausage, buckwheat and 2 cups of water.  Mix well and let it steam for about 30 minutes on low heat.  

Braised Cabbage With Rice

On June 13, 2012 0 Comments

              1. Thinly shred cabbage (discard the core) and place it in a large pot.2. Saute diced onion, grated carrots and diced garlic until soft.3. Add shred cabbage, grated tomato 1 cup of water…
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Deruny – Ukrainian Potato Pancakes (Деруни)

On June 13, 2012 0 Comments

1.  Peel potatoes and onion. 2. Take  big bowl,  grate potatoes and onion (on the star shaped grater), taking turns and mixing grated mixture. Onion juice will keep potatoes from browning. 3. Add flour, egg, sour cream and mix it…
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Beef Stew

On June 6, 2012 0 Comments

1. Sprinkle the beef cubes lightly with salt and pepper. Dredge in flour. 2. In a large Dutch oven, saute for five minutes in olive oil (add a tablespoon of butter for better browning if you like), then add the…
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Blintzes with Flaxseed Meal

On June 5, 2012 0 Comments

1.  Combine  everything and add to flour, stirring with a whisk until almost smooth. 2. Preheat frying pan over medium heat. When the pan is hot, add about ½ teaspoon butter. 3. When the butter has melted, pour  batter into…
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Russian salad – Винегрет

On June 3, 2012 0 Comments

  1. Cook the potatoes, carrots, beets in salted water just until they are cooked though. 2. Peel potatoes, carrot, beet. 3. Potatoes, carrot, beet, onion, cucumbers cut into cubes. 4. White beans and sauerkraut rinse in cold water. 5….
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Herring under a fur coat – Сельдь под шубой

On June 2, 2012 0 Comments

1. Cook the potatoes, carrots, beets and eggs in salted water just until they are cooked through. 2. Peel potatoes, carrots, beets and eggs. Chop onion. 3. Now do the layers. All by grated on a coarse grater, except skinless…
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Extra-Special Zucchini Muffins

On June 1, 2012 0 Comments

  1. Heat oven to 350° 2. In large bowl, beat eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla until smooth, about 3 minutes. Beat in the cream cheese. 3. In large bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg….
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