• Lentil and Peas soup with Pork Chops

    6 years ago

    I am in love with lentils and peas, they are great source of protein. My new rule is to try and eat protein foods in every meal. The inspiration for pork chops in the soup came from “The Chew” and “Food Network” magazine. I combines 2 recipes together with some of my favorite ingredients.
    I am not fan of pork meat…but chops in this soup is wonderful. Once its brow it brings some much...

  • Egg Noodle Soup

    6 years ago

    This is my grandma’s recipe and I remember when in childhood I would come over on cold winter day and she would feed me this yummy soup. I wonder if they made it this way back in the days because they had no noodles.
    When we got married (my husband is Russian), my mom offered him “печенья”(means cookie in Russina) when she served him soup he was shocked and called us Ukrainians weird lol...

  • Lean Beef Chili

    6 years ago

    When I was sixteen I worked at Mexican restaurant and to this day it was my favorite job, it was really hard but I really enjoyed cooking. I would make a White Chicken Chili every morning, and the longer it cooked the better the flavors were.
    I consider chili as one of my favorite comfort foods, its guilt free. Cup of chili has about 120 calories; it really fills you up for long time....

  • Chicken Mushroom Soup

    6 years ago

    Here is a pretty funny story. Back in Ukraine we always picked mushrooms, so here when we found out that some places here also grow mushrooms, my family was excited. Tim & I decided to join them one time to pick some. It was in the mountains; Tim tells me that he will climb high up. I was following him. Almost at the top he says, "look there is a bear!" OHH WOW!!! I wanted to scream, cry...

  • Russian Split Pea Soup

    6 years ago

    Updated December 12, 2013
    This recipe is brought to you from the cold days of the former Soviet Union. Back in those cold days my grandmother use to prepare this soup in her tiny log house. Us kids would then eat it warm, while looking out the window to a chilly winter. She made the soup because the vegetable supply at those times was short, while the peas were more available, and it...

  • Chicken Gizzard Mushroom Soup

    6 years ago

    This bring many memories form childhood. We would go out to forest and pick mushrooms, bring them home and mom dried them for winter. I love the flavor it gives the soup (if you are not mushrooms fan, don't use them, soup will still taste yummy)
    People often are shocked that I use gizzards in my food but it is one of my favorite things to use in soups.

  • Meatball Soup

    6 years ago

    Updated August 13, 2013

    Meatball soup is a common dish in European countries, often served as a first course at a dinner. This soup is light and at the same time it has a nice meatiness to it. Kids love the floating meatballs, often bringing them to extinct, before the rest of the soup gets touched.

    If for any reason you don't like rice in your soup, feel free to replace it with...

  • Chicken Noodle Soup

    6 years ago

    Updated January 20, 2014
    Chicken Noodle Soup is often used as a remedy for colds, flus or other sicknesses. That's because of its worm, comforting taste. It's light on the stomach, easy to eat even when you feel stomach-sick and restores that strength, with all its nutrition.

    But you don't have to wait to get sick to enjoy it; good food should be eaten all the time. This soup...

  • Russian Red Borscht Recipe

    6 years ago

    I have so many memories is behind red borscht. As a child I never liked any sort of soup but red borscht was an exception, in fact it was probably one of my favorite meals.

    Everyone makes their borscht a little different. I often add meat, dry mushrooms, dill, parsley and sour cream borscht. But this recipe is just the way mama use to make.

    Other Traditional Russian Soups to...