Russian Draniki Recipe – Potato Pancakes or Hashbrowns

Potato Draniki

Draniki are very popular in our house, every saturday they make their appearance here in one way or another. They are shredded potato pancakes and are like hashbrowns but in a small pancake form. We make them in 2 varieties, this large grader version and also the small grader version. Sometimes I don’t put any … Read more

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

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

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

Sour Cream Cookies

These cookies are easy to make, delicious to taste and ready in about 15 minutes. Get your kids involved in the process of preparing them, it will give them some fun. Turn on the oven to 350 degrees F (180C) to preheat it, while working with the dough Whisk  eggs with sugar. Add sour cream, … Read more

Puff Pastry Turnovers

Delicious pastries for any occasion.  Easy to make when you don’t have a lot of time for preparation. Any filling can be used. Puff Pastry can be bought at frozen food department of any Supermarket. Take Puff Pastry Sheets out from the package and let it thaw at room temperature. Unfold each sheet and place on the floured … Read more

Pan-Fried Pierogi With Meet and Veggies.

The pan-fried Pierogi is an excellent appetizer or snack. They are very well served with any dip or salsa. They also will be great with green salad or soup at lunch or diner time. I found that frozen White Dinner Rolls or frozen White Bread dough are the perfect yeast dough for pierogi. If you don’t have any … Read more