• Sweet Spicy Pickles

    6 years ago

    I adopted this recipe from my sister. She graduated from school with straight A’s and wanted to get into nursing program in Ukraine, but there was no chance because she was Christian. So as back up career she went to college to be a chef. I am glad things turned out for her that way, she didn’t like nursing anyway. Now I can go to her for cooking tips.
    If you told me few years ago that I...

  • Pickled Cabbage Salad

    6 years ago

    Back in Ukraine pickled cabbage was one of the most important foods. It was cheap, tasted good with potatoes and mom made all kinds of soups with it.
    I love this cabbage salad because it has nice flavor from bell peppers. I buy it in Russian store all the time. This year I wanted to can my own salad. Not only this salad is very cheap to make at home, you also know all ingredients that go...

  • Zucchini Bake

    6 years ago

    I have tried so many recipes with zucchini this year. Some have been disappointment and some I am in love with. This one is one of my favorites and huge plus it’s healthy. My mama shared this simple dish with me, she has zucchini growing quick in her garden and that’s how she uses them. You can serve it hot or cold.
    I expected for the zucchini to taste really greasy because when you fry...

  • Marinated Mini Bell Peppers

    6 years ago

    When I come over for some party or dinner to my friend’s house I know to expect huge feast. She reminds of my family, where for the lamest reason we would be making 20 different types of meals, comes with roots of western part of Ukraine. My hubby is from Siberia and they are not as insane as we are with food, so I learned to tone it down a bit. When we came for a get together the first time...

  • Marinated Cucumbers

    6 years ago

    Marinated cucumbers are common in Russian/ Ukrainian food. They are great with potatoes or with a sandwich. During the summer when cucumbers are cheap at farmers markets we have those marinated cucumbers in the fridge all the time. It is very simple to make and they marinate fairly quick.

  • Beet Garlic Salad

    6 years ago

    Updated May 24, 2013

    This salad has a nice flavor of sweetness and a kick of garlic with a creamy texture. It can be served as a salad, spread or a side dish.

    Beets are awesome for you1, in...

  • Festive Delight Chicken Salad

    6 years ago

    My sister Tanya made this beautiful salad for Christmas party. I don’t like salads that are cooked not fresh but this one definitely is yummy. I plan to make it for New Year’s party, maybe you will too.

  • Sautéed Zucchini Salad

    6 years ago

    This salad is filled with great flavor of all those veggie and a nice hint of sweet, sour flavor from ketchup.

    During the summer season it is easy to find organic zucchini for cheap at farmers markets. Zucchini has a lot of great benefits such as mineral, vitamins and fiber...

  • Cabbage Salad

    6 years ago

    When I think of this salad, I think of spring time. You have nothing else at home, I am sure you will have cabbage. Adding some other fresh ingredients, such as cucumber and tomatoes. This shouldn't even be called recipe, its just an idea for all of us.

  • Fresh Cauliflower Salad

    6 years ago

    This salad has been a family staple for years, it makes to every family celebration. I tried adding a few new things to this salad, cucumber and garlic. I love how crunchy and healthy this salad is. Definitely a keeper.