Strawberries — sweet little kisses of summer… I know, I know, it’s not summer yet. But can’t a woman dream? Don’t know about you, but I had a perfect Mother’s Day weekend. Part of the program was a trip to a local strawberry patch, where we gathered three gallons of ready-to-eat picture perfect delicious strawberries […]
I was looking for quick and easy bread recipes and stumbled upon this page. I liked the use of the whole wheat and the coconut (though I didn’t have fresh coconut), and the whole biscuity feel of the overall method. I would definitely recommend it, though personally, I prefer buttermilk or, better yet, kefir to straight […]
When I think of vegetables, I think of a side dish or a salad. The vegetable could certainly play an important part of the main dish, but usually in a form of a wrap or a container for delicious stuffing, or a backdrop to fragrant meat. To put it into an American way of thinking — vegetables are […]
This is my dinner from last Tuesday. I’ve been meaning to make this for a long while. What took so long? Lack of careful planning — when I have the fish, I don’t have the white onions, when I have fish and onions, I don’t have the dough. Finally, they all came together to my […]
I usually am not a fan of dishes when one thing is passed off as another one — veggie burgers, mock crab meat, tofu — that’s just not my cup of tea. I say, if you are going to eat a burger, for Pete’s sake, just eat the dang real meat. But sometimes, curiosity just […]
Yep. We overbought bananas. Again. I think my family is secretly trying to force me into baking sweets. Somehow we always have exactly three overdone bananas left — three is just enough for a banana bread.
Some time before we moved to the U.S., we decided to hire a tutor to brush up our English. The lady was a former compatriot of ours, who had emigrated a long time ago to the U.S., lived there for years and years, and then came back to Ukraine to enjoy her retirement in the […]