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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 […]

Banana Bread with Ginger and Pecans

Banana Bread with Ginger and Pecans

    Banana bread is one of the favorite quick breads (or breakfast breads) in America. It was born in America and became staple sweet bread. And it is easy to understand why: this bread is delicious, easy to make, and budget friendly. It was a […]