• Banana Oladi Pancakes

    4 years ago

    My mom back in Ukraine made Oladi for us very often, we would eat them with milk and jam. Bananas were something that you eat once every 5 years :). Now I feel blessed to spoil my kids with such a cool breakfast.

  • Grandmas Strawberry Scones

    4 years ago

    Those scones remind me of grandma, she often made them when we would come over to hang out at her place. Scones are pretty popular now a days. Starbucks sells blueberry scones, but in my opinion, you cannot compare them to homemade, warm out the oven…yummy

    Few tips that I learned over the years of making those scones:

    The secret to perfectly soft scones is not to over work the...

  • Cream Cheese Chocolate Truffles

    4 years ago

    I had my husband try out few, he taught I bought them somewhere. When he found out I made them, he said you should open your own candy store. Go for it, impress your husband :)

  • Zefir a Russian Marshmallows

    4 years ago

    If you have never tried Zefir, I would say the closest thing to it are marshmallows. This makes an amazing addition to any party. I love this recipe, using simple ingredients that I always have on hand.

    Side note: This zefir may taste different than a store bough, much softer, just because they are fresh.

  • Quick Poppy Seed Rolls

    4 years ago

    Most people call this beatiful creation Bylochki but I call them Piroshky, we always have in our family.
    We Slavic people love our piroshky with poppy seed, the more poppy seed the better. We grew some in our garden in Ukraine, mom would use it in very small potions for piroshky as it was treated like a delicacy. Out of all piroshky she made one or two rolls with poppy seed and we would...

  • Poppy Seed and Raisin Cake Pops

    4 years ago

    After making cakes pops too many times, at least too many for my six pack ..lol.. (I don’t have one), I just wanted to give you better description and few more pictures to see how I make them. My boys love cake pops and I do have few girlfriends that have little obsession with them(no names ..lol). If you are choosing to go with making cake or cakes pops, I would say that they are not any...

  • Drunken Raisins Cake

    4 years ago

    Updated March 3, 2014
    The idea for drunken raisins came to me, while on Alaska Cruise, last summer. I've ordered ice-cream and it came with raisins on top that were drunken. I was telling my husband, why don’t we ever make drunken raisins cake? They taste so good. My mission was to test it out when we get home.

    Raisins are small and spread out nicely inside for a perfect flavor...

  • Madeleine Cookies

    4 years ago

    The other time I bought madeleine’s from Costco and I was hooked, they are perfect for my morning coffee treat. Searching for recipes online, I saw this recipe at food.com. They are crispy on the outside and soft just like a cake on the inside. This is another quick and easy recipe, you probably know by now that I like easy…
    I got pan for the madeleines at Tj Maxx and have seen

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