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Balsamic Roasted Asparagus Salad With Brie

Balsamic Roasted Asparagus Salad With Brie

Follow me on Instagram! RU It’s Asparagus time of the year! I always get ridiculously excited about that since Asparagus season is incredibly short and typically lasts from late February through the beginning of May in California (months may vary depending on the country). This recipe was […]

Russian Easter Cake

Russian Easter Cake

Follow me on Instagram! RU Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter in a slightly different way. Our main dish on the table is usually Kulich or Easter cake. Traditionally it is made on Clean Thursday (3 days prior to Easter) along with the eggs, blessed in the […]

Strawberry Spinach Salad With Goat Cheese

Strawberry Spinach Salad With Goat Cheese

Follow me on Instagram! RU This salad starts my story in Los Angeles. It is hot, a little humid and I noticed that for the past 4 days I don’t want to eat heavy meals. Maybe meat comes later but now let’s check out this […]

Red Cabbage Salad With Fried Apples and Turmeric Yogurt Dressing

Red Cabbage Salad With Fried Apples and Turmeric Yogurt Dressing

Follow me on Instagram! RU This salad was made out of the ingredients that I had in the fridge. I didn’t go to the supermarket specifically to buy them. I also love cooked apples! I think they make a great addition to crunchy red cabbage […]

Candied Citrus Peel

Candied Citrus Peel

Follow me on Instagram! RU In Russia, we usually add candied citrus peel to our Easter cakes. I was not a big fan of them up until I actually made them from scratch. I kept snacking on them once I started making my own easter […]

Thanksgiving 2.0: Chicken Legs In Sage Pomegranate Sauce

Thanksgiving 2.0: Chicken Legs In Sage Pomegranate Sauce

Follow me on Instagram! RU Why turkey? Why not fish, duck, chicken or any other bird? According to a news article: Turkey was indigenous to North America and a way to feed lots of people as well. Another source claims that it has to do […]

Thanksgiving 2.0: Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Honey And Goat Cheese

Thanksgiving 2.0: Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Honey And Goat Cheese

Follow me on Instagram! RU In my last post, I sort of had a little breakdown on the subject of what is going on in the United States for the past few months. Watching TV and taking things calmly is not my cup of tea, […]

Thanksgiving 2.0: Coconut Pumpkin Curry With Salmon

Thanksgiving 2.0: Coconut Pumpkin Curry With Salmon

Follow me on Instagram! RU I love everything that involves people connecting through food. Food is the only subject that will (probably) never start a war, an argument (only with your mom at the kitchen) and never cause negative emotions (only if the food is […]

Great Depression Cooking: Graham Bread

Great Depression Cooking: Graham Bread

Follow me on Instagram! RU At the beginning of 1900, the United States experienced a massive flow of “smart” chemists who found many ways to add unhealthy ingredients, that sometimes were not even supposed to be in food. Flour was that once ingredient that suffered […]

Yummly Integration And More!

Yummly Integration And More!

Follow me on Instagram! RU I have been here for a little over a year and achieved pretty good results. I think it is time to roll this dough a little further 🙂