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6 boiling potatoes, cooked, peeled, and diced 2 carrots, boiled, peeled, and diced 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 bunch fresh beets, boiled, skinned, and diced 1 can petit peas, drained and rinsed in cold water 3 hardboiled eggs, chopped     Dressing: 1 pint sour cream 1/2 cup mayonnaise or to taste 1-2 tsp. [...]

By |2018-01-30T05:29:47+00:00July 15th, 2015|Salad|Comments Off on Vinaigrette


8 cups beef stock 3 stalks celery, chopped 1 parsnip, chopped 1 green pepper, cored and seeded and chopped 3-4 carrots, julienned 1 bunch fresh beet greens, chopped 1 bunch fresh beets, julienned 1 16-oz. can stewed tomatoes 1 8-oz. can tomato sauce 1 head green cabbage, shredded 1/2 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, [...]

By |2018-01-30T05:29:47+00:00July 15th, 2015|Soups|Comments Off on Borsch

Russian Coleslaw

3 lbs. cabbage, shredded 1 onion, chopped 1/2 cup sugar 1 bay leaf 3 cloves 7 peppercorns 1 cup white vinegar 1 Tbsp. salt 1 tsp. dry mustard 1 tsp. celery seed 3/4 cup vegetable oil   Rub sugar and onion into cabbage with your fingers. Mix the rest of the ingredients together in a [...]

By |2018-01-30T05:29:47+00:00July 14th, 2015|Salad|Comments Off on Russian Coleslaw

Russian Mushroom Cream Soup

1 lb. fresh mushrooms 4 Tbsp. butter 1/2 tsp. salt 6 cups cold water 4 small new potatoes, thinly sliced 2 onions, minced 1 stalk celery, minced 4 scallions, minced 1 Tbsp. parsley, minced 1 cup sour cream pepper to taste minced fresh dill to taste   Slice unpeeled mushroom caps and chop stems.  Melt [...]

By |2015-07-17T17:52:17+00:00July 13th, 2015|Soups|Comments Off on Russian Mushroom Cream Soup

Sweet – Sour Cabbage

3 lbs. (15 cups) cabbage, chopped 1 cup shortening 1 cup onions, chopped 1 tsp. caraway seeds 5 Tbsp. sugar 3 Tbsp. vinegar 1/3 cup flour 1 tsp. salt Broth, as needed Saute chopped onion in shortening until lightly browned.  Add sugar and vinegar, and pour a little broth over the mixture.  Add chopped cabbage, [...]

By |2015-07-17T17:52:23+00:00July 13th, 2015|Salad|Comments Off on Sweet – Sour Cabbage

Welcome Bread – “Khleb s Solyu”

INGREDIENTS: 1 package yeast 1/4 cup warm water 1/2 cup butter, softened 4 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 4 cups flour 1 cup milk   Dissolve yeast in water.  In a large bowl, cream butter with sugar.  Add salt, vanilla, nutmeg, and milk.  Mix well.  Take [...]

By |2018-01-30T05:29:47+00:00June 8th, 2015|Bread|Comments Off on Welcome Bread – “Khleb s Solyu”

Pelmeni – Siberian Meat Dumplings

DOUGH: 1 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 1 cup water 4 to 4-and-1/2 cups flour In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt, making a deep well in the center.  Drop in the eggs and water and, with your hands or a large spoon, slowly but thoroughly mix the flour into the liquid ingredients [...]

By |2015-07-17T18:00:26+00:00June 6th, 2015|Main Dishes|Comments Off on Pelmeni – Siberian Meat Dumplings

Pineapple Torte

CAKE: 38 graham crackers (one 14.4 oz. box); crushed 1 cup walnuts, finely chopped 3 egg whites, beaten until stiff 3/4 cup Crisco 1  to 1-and-1/2 cups sugar 3 egg yolks 3 teaspoons baking powder 2 cups milk 3 teaspoons vanilla Cream Crisco and sugar well.  Add egg yolks and continue to beat well.  Mix [...]

By |2015-07-17T17:52:45+00:00June 6th, 2015|Desserts|Comments Off on Pineapple Torte

Apricot Torte

DOUGH: 2 cubes margarine or butter 1/3 cup sugar 4 egg yolks 1/2 teaspoon lemon rind 1 tablespoon milk 2 1/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder Cream margarine/butter with sugar.  Add egg yolks, lemon rind, and milk and mix.  Sift flour and baking powder and add. Pat dough into 11 x 15 inch cookie [...]

By |2018-01-30T05:29:47+00:00June 6th, 2015|Desserts|Comments Off on Apricot Torte

Sladkii Pirog – Sweet Jam Tart

PASTRY: 1/2 margarine (NUCOA or other non-dairy works best) 1/2 cup water 2 cups flour pinch of salt FILLING: 2 cups preserves (raspberry, mixed berry, apricot/pineapple, etc.)   Mix flour and salt.  Make a well in the flour and cut in the water and margarine.  Place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.  Divide dough [...]

By |2015-07-17T17:53:01+00:00June 6th, 2015|Desserts|Comments Off on Sladkii Pirog – Sweet Jam Tart
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