Carrot Beet Juice

Amazing healthy morning or snack drink . Carrots and beets are very beneficial for cleansing a liver and a gall bladder. You will need a juicer to be able to make this drink. Cut vegetables and fruits the size your juicer requires. Process vegetables and fruits through the juicer. Enjoy the healthy breakfast or snack. Sometimes I … Read more

Beet Salad

Delicious salad for parties or for every day dining. It can be served as a side dish or just with a slice of a toast. Cook beets in water until tender (30-40 min). Take out from water and cool. Peel the skin off. Shred the beets. Add raisins, nuts and garlic. Combine sour cream with Ranch dressing … Read more

Prune Dessert

This recipe is very easy to make. The only time consuming is a process of filling each prune with a nut.   Fill each prune with the half (or a quarter) of a walnut. Combine whip cream with sour cream and add it to prunes. Fold it carefully to coat all prunes with dressing and … Read more

Salmon Cream Cheese Spread

Salmon is known for its high content of Omega 3 fatty acids which is absolutely necessary for normal metabolism. This recipe is not from Russian kitchen, I’ve gotten it from a friend several years ago, but I like it and always get good comments. This time I did not have pecans so I’ve used almonds instead and it worked very … Read more

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

Cream Cheese-Apricot Pastries (Rugalach)

These wonderful pastries  will become your favorite. You will need very few ingredients, but the pastries are incredibly delicious. Sometimes I put raisins or cranberry instead of blueberry; chopped walnuts or cashews instead of pecans. Use what you have. In a food processor pulse together cream cheese and butter. Add 2 table spoons of sugar … 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