Simple Stuffed Mushroom Recipe

Simple Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Stuffed mushrooms are my favorite appetizer to serve at dinner parties. First of all, I absolutely love mushrooms and a party is always a good excuse. Second of all, these mushrooms always receive high praises from guests and are very easy to make. So if you are a mushroom lover or planing to host a dinner party, this is a great recipe to try.

Meatball Recipe

Meatballs With Rice Recipe a.k.a. “Hedgehogs”

Meatballs with rice are called “hedgehogs” in Russia and are well-known in most households. The regular meatballs are often dry on the inside, but this recipe always creates moist and melt-in-your-mouth meatballs. Once you try these little darlings, I am sure that this will be the only recipe you will use in the future. Enjoy!

Caesar Salad With Lox And Red Caviar Recipe

Caesar Salad With Lox And Red Caviar Recipe

Caesar salad is my favorite salad, so when we came across this version at a local Russian restaurant I fell in love. Unfortunately, the restaurant closed so I had to re-create the mystery salad at home. Turns out, it was much easier than originally expected – just a few ingredients

going back to college

What To Expect: Going Back To School As An Adult

So you are considering going back to school as an adult after a lengthy break from your youthful days of college experience, or, perhaps, you never attended college and are finally deciding to do so now, in either case the thought of sitting behind a school desk again can be terrifying and overwhelming…

Potato Salad Recipe

Russian Potato Salad – “Olivie” Recipe

Olivie salad is probably one of the most common dishes in any Russian household. For some reason it’s called “Olivier” salad in English, not sure where the “r” came from, but it’s basically a very delicious potato salad. This is my mother’s version but with my own tweaks. I hope you like it!


Tao Restaurant NYC Review

Tao Restaurant in NYC is an extremely fun place to visit for dinner or a night out.The décor of the restaurant is absolutely amazing, everything from the humongous Buddha watching over you to the tiny details on the walls, your table and even the bathrooms. The ceiling is covered in what looks like tapestry with Asian writing on it adding to the overall exotic feel of the place.

Simple Crab Salad Recipe

Crab Salad Recipe

Crab salad is one of my favorite recipes, which I just together one day out the ingredients I had on hand. This salad is very light and is great for summer barbeques. Additionally, it is very easy to make and is extremely versatile as you can add, remove or change the proportions of items you like or dislike.


Dear Professors, Please Be Better!

I have been going to college for a few years now and have had some great professors and some awful ones… So, dear professors, please consider some of my suggestions for your future courses, because for some of us, you can still make all the difference between failure and success.

international womens day

Happy International Women’s Day, Ladies!

March 8th is considered to be the “International Women’s Day” , however, it is mostly celebrated in Eastern Europe, especially Russia, and countries of the former Soviet Union. Initially, the holiday had political undertones but was later transferred into a celebration of woman- hood and love.


The Easiest Strawberry Shortcake Ever!

This might be the easiest desert ever created – no bake, just prep and serve. The strawberry shortcakes could be served with coffee or champagne, and would be great for a date night, especially for a new cook or a guy trying to impress someone special.


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