• Honeydew Fruit Salad

    6 years ago

    Marrying strawberries together with honeydew in a fruit salad is a perfect match. I like to make this salad when I am hosting a party, a great way to change things up in the way we serve fruit.

  • A Surprise Cookie

    6 years ago

    Updated: December 18, 2012

    The name of this cookie was put together by myself, since I'm not too sure of the real name. A while back, I found this recipe in one of the Russian cookbooks. A Surprise Cookie is a small cookie with a surprise at the bite. It has a wonderful combination of chocolate flavor, prunes and nuts in every bite.

  • Cranberry Almond Biscotti

    6 years ago

    Updated October 11, 2013

    I was first introduced to biscotti by our landlord, when my family just moved to US. She owned a biscotti factory. I quickly fell in love with the crispy texture and the way it melts in your mouth with a sip of a coffee.

    Biscotti are actually quite simple and quick to make.When preparing your own biscotti at home, you get to enjoy the beautiful aroma...

  • Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

    6 years ago

    Updated November 30, 2012.

    These cookies are just too adorable. The taste reminds me of brownies and at the same time, an extra crunch on the outside. They are always a huge hit when I make them.

  • Cake Prague

    6 years ago

    I love this cake, not only because it's chocolate, but how moist and light it tastes. This is definitely one of my favorite cakes. Although instructions on this cake seem never ending, they are actually a collection of very simple, general cake tips, that apply to most cakes. So it shouldn't be all that complicated.

  • Bird Milk Jello

    6 years ago

    This type of jello is very common in Slavic community. Often times its preferred over regular fruit jello. I get it why, it has wonderful rich chocolate flavor. 

  • Banana Oladi Pancakes

    6 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

    6 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

    6 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

    6 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.