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Add To Your Homes Interior With A Beautiful Russian Themed Calendar

By |2019-03-22T15:20:32+00:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Christmas & New Year, Special Holidays|

Add To Your Homes Interior With A Beautiful Russian New Year Calendar 2019 year of Yellow Earth Pig! The year of financial success, well-being, family happiness, enhanced childbearing. You'll need all your optimism, clear goals and conscientious hard work. Pig is very optimistic, sincere and hardworking, does not tolerate tricks, freeloaders, hypocrites. So make your [...]

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Sweet Christmas gifts

By |2017-11-25T06:16:59+00:00November 25th, 2017|Categories: Christmas & New Year, Gifts and Souvenirs, Special Holidays|

Buy Christmas Candy Sweet Christmas gifts New Year's time is coming. It is a time of incredible atmosphere, filled with anticipation of wonder, dreams and fun entertainment. Of course, kids love this holiday more than anybody. Sweet New Year gifts are, perhaps, traditional for people all over the world. A sweet gift can be an [...]

Great Lent Recipes

By |2017-02-27T07:39:05+00:00February 27th, 2017|Categories: Fish, Food, Holidays, Recipes, Soups, Special Holidays, Vegetables|Tags: , |

Traditions of the Great Lent originate from ancient Orthodox Christians. Also known as the Great Fast, the Great Lent is a time of physical cleansing and spiritual introspection. Observers adhere to abstinence from certain foods and indulgences for over 40 days. Bringing the physical and spiritual into balance through fasting, prayer, and repentance, the Great [...]

Pumpkin Spiced Russian Kasha (Video Recipe)

By |2015-12-15T02:24:00+00:00December 15th, 2015|Categories: Food, Recipes, Russian, Special Holidays|Tags: , |

Kasha is a staple dish in Russian cuisine. Joining the worldwide reputation of borscht, caviar and blini, Russian kasha is one of oldest authentic Russian foods. Simple and seemingly unremarkable, pumpkin kasha stands at the crux of ancient Russian culinary arts and cultural. For centuries, kasha was the central dish at ceremonial feasts, wedding receptions [...]

May Day: Russian Traditions for the Spring Holiday

By |2014-04-27T23:45:25+00:00April 27th, 2014|Categories: Holidays, Recipes, Special Holidays|Tags: , , , |

May is upon us and that means longer days and warm sunshine. In Russia, the first ten days of May have come to be known as “May Holidays” (Maiskie Prazdniki). Basically this is a time when the entire country goes on Spring break. In the late 1800s, Russians introduced May 1st as International Solidarity of Workers [...]

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Russian Great Lent Recipes

By |2014-03-23T23:45:25+00:00March 23rd, 2014|Categories: Recipes, Special Holidays|Tags: |

It is week three of The Great Fast (Great Lent), and this Sunday marks the mid-point of the most significant and sacred time in Eastern Orthodoxy. This week is particularly important in the six week journey as it commemorates the Cross and Crucifixion of Christ, bringing the the physical and spiritual into balance. The Great Lent [...]

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RusGiving: Russian Thanksgiving

By |2013-11-17T18:17:12+00:00November 17th, 2013|Categories: Appetizers, Desserts, Holiday Ideas, Main Dishes, Recipes, Soups, Special Holidays|Tags: , |

This weekend was all about giving thanks, feeling gratitude and sharing food with friends and family. Thanksgiving is often stereotyped as a day when Americans stuff themselves fuller than the turkey they are serving, and pass out on the couch while watching a healthy dose of football and other sports entertainment programming on TV. That may [...]

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Cheese Plate: What NOT to Pair

By |2013-06-13T23:45:25+00:00June 13th, 2013|Categories: Recipes, Special Holidays|

My appreciation for artisan cheese developed while living in the Netherlands as a grad student. Saturday mornings usually included a visit to the local cheese vendor at the Leiden farmers market. Having invited a few friends for a spontaneous get-together one summer evening, I had an opportunity to showcase some, I bought earlier that day. My [...]

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Holiday Table

By |2012-07-03T04:28:59+00:00July 3rd, 2012|Categories: Food Art, Holiday Ideas, Special Holidays|

When a holiday is approaching, any hostess is usually puzzled by the question, "What to cook?". Planning your holiday dinner in advance is the key to success. The choice of dishes for the holiday table depends on many factors. If it's just a family celebration, you have a great opportunity to make a new dish that [...]

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International Children’s Day

By |2012-05-31T17:04:56+00:00May 31st, 2012|Categories: Holidays, Special Holidays|

In 1949 the International Women's Congress in Paris established International Children's Day in honor of the recognition and protection of children's rights. Since then, many countries in Europe, including Russia, have been celebrating this day annually on June 1. Under international law, children have all the rights of a person and, additionally, a right of protection [...]

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Incredible Russian Food To Warm You With Comfort and Joy This Holiday Season

By |2011-12-03T23:44:33+00:00December 3rd, 2011|Categories: Christmas & New Year, Holidays, Special Holidays|

Everybody has at least one memory of sitting around the table and enjoying great conversation and wonderfully tasting food. They always seem two go hand in hand. It’s probably what makes the holiday season so exciting. The anticipation of sampling all the excellent foods and reliving great memories as well as making new ones. Russian food [...]

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Tantalize Your Sweet Tooth and Feel the Joy of Giving This Holiday Season

By |2011-11-22T23:44:33+00:00November 22nd, 2011|Categories: Christmas & New Year, Special Holidays|

The holiday season is such a joy. The excitement and fun of joining with family and friends to enjoy food, conversation and forging memories for years to come. One of the best parts of Christmas is giving and receiving gifts from loved ones as well as enjoying all the delicious mouth watering candies and sweets. Bring [...]

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.