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Alaskan Salmon Chowder

Alaskan Salmon Chowder

  Thinking of chowder, the name means a lot. Manhattan chowder refers us to a tomato-based soup. New England chowder points to clams and milk (or cream). Midwest version is about corn, lots of corn. What about Alaska? Of course Alaskan chowder should be made […]

Lemon-Lime Curd

Lemon-Lime Curd

  It is hard to imagine a traditional English five-o’clock tea without sconces and spread. Lemon curd is just one of these delights. The Americans adopted such a popular English recipe with enthusiasm and are enjoying the curd on a toast or a bagel with […]

Cucumber Mousse

Cucumber Mousse

  Welcome back to the 70th. Some of us remember those extremely popular cucumber and salmon mousses and unrealistically bright jello were. When I moved to America from the Soviet Union my first books I purchased at the nearest used-books store were the Family Circle […]

Corn Salad with Summer Vegetables

Corn Salad with Summer Vegetables

  In our family, corn salad is a favorite side dish for the 4-th of July celebration. It could be as simple as fresh corn with cucumbers and herbs, more complex such as corn, tomato, and black beans, or, as this recipe, full of summer […]

Floured Chicken Wings with Mint Yogurt Sauce

Floured Chicken Wings with Mint Yogurt Sauce

  Usually, when I’m planning a ‘chicken wings’ dinner, I’m thinking of two quite different recipes. One could be a sweet and caramelized chicken wings, and another – hot and spicy, or floured wings.   If possible, I’m trying to avoid a deep fryer – […]

Big Apple Dutch Baby

Big Apple Dutch Baby

  For me, this Dutch ‘baby’ is definitely not for busy weekday mornings. But on Sundays, when I am not in a hurry, when I slowly open my eyes and slowly go downstairs (sometimes in a warm and comfy pajama and fluffy funny socks), I […]