Category russian

shredded cabbage soup

Shredded Cabbage Soup (S’chee)

2 medium onions, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons bacon fat, butter or margarine
2 (10 1/2 ounce) cans) condensed beef broth
2 broth cans water
1 small head green cabbage, coarsely shredded (5 cup)
2 medium carrots, sliced
2 medium potatoes, cubed
1 stalk celery, with leaves, sliced
2 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon salt
Freshly-ground pepper
Dairy sour cream
Dill weed o...

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russian easter bread

Russian Easter Bread (Kulich)

It is traditional to make the design XB meaning "Christ is risen" on top of each of these little towering loaves.

2 packages active dry yeast
1/2 cup warm water (105 to 115 degrees F)
3/4 cup lukewarm milk (scalded, then cooled)
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup cut-up mixed candied fruit
1/4 cup chopped blanched almonds

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russian chicken pie

Russian Chicken Pie (Kurnik)

2 cups water
1 cup uncooked regular rice
2 teaspoons instant chicken bouillon
2 large onions, thinly sliced
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 cup half-and-half
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 cup chicken broth
3 cups diced cooked chicken
2 tablespoons minced parsley
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon pepper
4 ha...

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chicken with spicy walnut sauce

Chicken with Spicy Walnut Sauce (Satsivi ? Russia)

The tart walnut sauce (Satsivi) is a traditional element of meat, fish or poultry dishes from the Georgian Republic. Be careful that the juice does not spatter onto clothing, as it will stain.

6 large chicken breast halves
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 large onion, chopped
3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
3/4 cup unsweetened pomegranate juice
1/4 cup wat...

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russian beet soup

Russian Beet Soup (Borscht )

6 cups water
1/2 cup dried navy beans
1 pound beef boneless chuck, tip or
    round, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 smoked pork hock
1 (10 1/2 ounce) can condensed beef broth
2 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
6 medium beets, cooked
2 medium onions, sliced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 medium potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
3 cups shredded cabbage
2 teaspoons dill seed or 1 sprig d...

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