Baked Trout

Healthy, simple recipe. Just put it in the oven – it will do the job, while family gets together for the diner. Cut out head and tail.  You may use a knife to scrape all scales off of the fish on both sides. Rince the fish, scrape some more if needed. Rince again and pat to dry with a … Read more

Russian Potato & Ham Salad (Olivie)

This delicious Russian salad became a traditional dish almost in every home for every Holiday or celebration. You can replace some ingredients in the recipe and it won’t go wrong. For example a ham can be replaced with sausages or cooked chicken meat. Even smoked sausage will bring a unique flavor. Canned peas can be replaced with frozen peas, … Read more

Chicken Broccoli Soup

This broccoli soup made of chicken breast and vegetables. I added the ranch dressing at the end, which brought the unique flavor to the soup. In 2 quarts of water bring to a boil chicken breast,  skim off the foam that formes on the top. Add carrot, ginger, couple of bay leaves and half of onion. Reduce … Read more

Homemade Sauerkraut

Make your own sauerkraut, it is easy and simple. Use homemade sauerkraut for the salads and soups. (see other recipes). Shred the cabbage Add shredded carrots and red bell pepper (optional). Season with salt. Mix it well squeezing with clean hands. Add cored and cut in thin slices apple. Put cabbage with vegetables in a tall jar, … Read more

Russian Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Healthy, delicious and rich of flavors. This Russian butternut squash soup recipe is made with roasted squash and bacon to bring that extra flavor to the soup. This soup was not very common in Russia, but some people made it. Butternut squash is native to central America so it was pretty rare in Russia. Now … Read more

Chicken Thighs In Marinade

I read about mayonaise with ketchup marinade, but never mixed it together. This time I decided to try it on my chicken thighs. Since I did not have ketchup, I used barbecue sauce and added some more ingredients. Use boneless chicken thighs or cut bones out. I seasoned fillets with salt and pepper, but it’s better to add … Read more