I’m sure every country that grows apples has some version of a baked apple recipe. Personally, I’m somewhat indifferent to fresh apples, but baked apples are just pure goodness. I love the smell of baking apples sprinkled with cinnamon wafting from my oven. In the fall, I buy the freshest apples at a local veggie […]
Beef patties (kotlety) is a very basic, everyday type of food that a Russian family typically eats for dinner during the week. The beer sauce is my own invention, but it’s really excellent with the patties. Just remember to use a beer that’s less on the hoppy side and more on the malty side – […]
This eggplant-based dish tastes excellent whether eaten by itself or as a condiment for steak, meatloaf, pork chops, or any kind of meat. In Russia, this dish is literally called “Little Fire” and is a popular canning recipe.