Rhubarb Muffins

During the rhubarb season one of my girls favorites is Fresh Rhubarb Muffins. The rhubarb add extra moisture and the taste of summer. I hope your family loves the muffins as much as mine. Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 cup of sugar 1/2 cups of olive 1 cup of buttermilk 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups of flour 2 tsp… Continue reading Rhubarb Muffins

Pan Seared Mahi-Mahi With Saute Onions and Fennel

This dish was so tasty, the fish was full of flavors, nice and crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside.  I served it with steamed green beans and mashed potatoes.  That combination elevated my dish to a different level with the creaminess of mashed potatoes and the freshness of steamed green… Continue reading Pan Seared Mahi-Mahi With Saute Onions and Fennel

Ricotta Cheese or Tvorog Pancakes

I make these pancakes for my kids all the time.  I grew up eating then as a kid.  It is one of the traditional Russian breakfast treats, called syrnik. They are tender and juicy and are more nutritious than regular pancakes.  Perfect delicious breakfast. ingredients: 16 oz  or ricotta cheese or Russian tvorog (fresh farmer’s… Continue reading Ricotta Cheese or Tvorog Pancakes

Vegetarian Moroccan Collard Greens Sandwich

This is delicious and super healthy sandwich that will fill you up and leave you feeling good.  To cook my collard greens,  I used a Moroccan Spice Mix, Ras El Hanout. The spice mix gives the greens a Mediterranean sweetness, that brings out the natural earthy flavors of the greens.  You can have the greens with a… Continue reading Vegetarian Moroccan Collard Greens Sandwich

Chicken Potato Casserole with Dry Mushrooms

For Christmas my father sent me a lot of wild porcini dry mushrooms that he picked and dried by himself.  This is my first attempt to create a dish from them.  This is a Classical Russian dish that people have been cooking for centuries.  Classically the dish is prepared in an individual ceramic pots with… Continue reading Chicken Potato Casserole with Dry Mushrooms

Tuna Avocado Buckwheat Salad

This easy, healthy, delicious and filling tuna salad is a great choice for a healthy living. Cook time 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 can of tuna 1 avocado 1 cup of buckwheat 1cup of cabbage, chopped 1 orange 1 tbs chai 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp salt (to taste) Chopped the cabbage, cut the avocado… Continue reading Tuna Avocado Buckwheat Salad

Morning Sticky Buns

This easy to make quick sticky cinnamon roll is a great holiday breakfast dish.  I make it every year for the Christmas morning. Makes  12-16 buns Prep time 20 minutes Rest time 10 minute Bake time 30 minutes Total time: 1 hour Ingredients: Dough 3/4 cup butter milk (warm) 1/4 cup water 1/3 cup milk… Continue reading Morning Sticky Buns