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Meat Jelly

For this recipe you may use chicken, pork, or beef meat with a lot of bones and skins that will add a natural gelatin to the dish. Ingredients: 4 – 5 lb (2 kg) of meat cuts 10-11 cups water, to cover the meat 1 medium carrot 1 small to medium onion 1-2 bay leaf …

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Vareniki (Dumplings) – Original Recipe

With this recipe, you’ll get thin and smooth dough vareniki. Ingredients: 1 egg 1/4 cup oil 1 cup water 1/2 tsp salt 2 1/2 cup flour plus 1/2 cup on the board Directions: Mix the egg and oil using a whisk. Add the water, salt, and flour; mix well. Transfer the dough onto the floured …

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Halushki (Milk Dumplings)

Ingredients: 6 cups milk 2 large eggs 1 1/2 cup flour 1/4 tsp salt 3 tbsp sugar, or to taste 2 tsp butter   Directions: Bring the milk to a boil. In a big bowl, mix the eggs and flour, making a dough. Right in the bowl, nip off small pieces of dough. Mix with …

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Canned Pepper

For this recipe I use liquid measuring cup for all ingredients. Do not use weight for dry ingredients like sugar and salt. Only peppers are measured by real weight.  So far this is one of my favorite canning recipes, I love this pepper! Ingredients: 2 kg sweet pepper, net weight 160 ml water 160 ml …

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Zucchini Pancakes

Ingredients: 2 zucchini (1 1/4 cup of puree, or 10 oz) 1 egg 1/2 onion, medium 1/4 tsp ground pepper 1 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup flour Coconut or avocado or olive oil, for frying Directions: Slice and blend the zucchini and onion, to make a puree. Add the egg, salt, pepper, and flour, mix …

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Braised Cabbage

  Ingredients Meat: pork, chicken, or beef    –   ½ lb (250 g) Coconut or olive oil (or vegetable oil)  –   1½ tbsp Tomato ketchup    –   ½ – 1 tbsp – optional Onion  –   1 small or medium Butter   –   1 tbsp – optional Green cabbage   –   1½ medium Sea salt   –   ½ tbsp + ½ …

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Birch Sap Drink

It is a season when we can collect fresh birch sap and make super delicious drink. The sap looks like water, clear and almost tasteless. Add lemon juice and sugar for taste, you may also add some mapple syrup instead of or in addition to sugar.  This will add even more vitamins/minerals as well as additional …

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Chops in Coat

Ingredients: 10 oz (300 g) meat (pork or chicken)  5 oz (150 ml) milk 1 egg 3/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground pepper 1/3 – 1 1/2 cup flour  Directions: Slice the meat into 1/4 inch (6 mm) thin pieces. Using a meat tenderizer, beat each meat piece so it becomes soft and thin. Mix …

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Potato Shrimp Casserole

Ingredients: 3 lb (1 1/2 kg) potato 4 cup water 1/2 tbsp salt 12 oz (340 g) chicken meat 2 tsp coconut or olive oil 1/2 tsp seasoned salt*, for meat 1/4 tsp ground pepper, for meat 1 lb (450 g) shrimps 1 tsp seasoned salt, for shrimps 1/4 tsp ground pepper, for shrimps 1 …

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Buckwheat Milky Porridge

Buckwheat is considered one of well known super foods. One of widely popular Ukrainian recipes is buckwheat milk porridge. Ingredients: 6 cup milk 1 cup buckwheat 1/4 tsp salt 3 tbsp sugar (or to taste) 1-2 tsp butter Directions: Wash the buckwheat well and pour into the milk. Put on the stove and bring to …

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Meat Filling Eggs

  Ingredients: 6 eggs, hard boiled 1 oz meat, pork or chicken 2 tsp onion, chopped 2 tbsp oil Salt and pepper to taste Mayonnaise Directions: Cook the eggs, cool, then peel. Cut each egg in half. Carefully remove the yolk into a separate bowl. Cut the meat into small cubes (about 1/4 – 1/3 …

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Mushrooms in Bacon Strips

Ingredients: Small size mushrooms Bacon strips, cut in half Seasoned salt, to taste Wooden toothpicks Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Sprinkle the mushrooms with seasoned salt in a mixing bowl and toss. Wrap each mushroom in a bacon strip, stem up, insert a toothpick from the top, securing the bacon strip, then …

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Simply Delicious Mashed Potato

One way to make your mashed potato more delicious is to add fried onion in it. I’ve learned this recipe from my beloved grandmother who was an amazing cook.  Cook your potato in a regular way, salt to taste. Drain water. Use as much butter as you usually add to your mashed potato. Melt it …

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“Sochniki” – Sweet Cheese Cookies/Patties

Ingredients for dough: 2 eggs 3/4 cup sugar  200 g (7 oz) sour cream 150 g butter, soft 1/4 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder 3 cups flour + 1/2 cup on a board   Ingredients for filling: 1 lb (or more) farmer cheese 1 tsp vanilla a pinch of salt 1 egg  3 tbsp sour cream  1 …

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Poppy Seed Cake

Ingredients: 4 eggs 1 cup sugar 125 g unsalted butter 1 cup poppy seeds 1 tbsp baking powder 1 cup flour ½ to 1 cup nuts – optional Preparation: In a small pot, put poppy seeds and about 2 cups water, bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, boil for 5 minutes. Turn heat …

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