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Stuff Russian People Like: Honey

Do you like honey? I used to hate it, to be honest. The texture, the smell…it just tasted….weird. I’ve been using honey as a natural sweetener for morning oatmeal and baking for the past year or so. When you mix … Continue reading

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Popular Russian Baby Names

I love hearing what people’s favorite baby names are. My sister just named her daughter Charlotte Ann – isn’t that a beautiful name?? The name pool in Russia is smaller than in the States I think. As stated on a … Continue reading

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The Biggest Pot of Borscht Ever

I really liked this collection of photo’s – the awesome, slightly cranky cooks peeling onions in their hairnets, the buzz-cut soldiers, and TONS of military-rationed food…..not to mention the biggest pot of borscht I’ve ever seen! The pictures were apparently … Continue reading

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Soviet still life

I never lived in the USSR, and I’m not even Russian. Somehow, though, I still get nostalgia for, what seems like sweeter, simpler times. One of the biggest surprises to me when I first lived in Russia was the amount … Continue reading

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Stuff Russian People Like: Caviar

It’s something economist husband and I still can’t agree on. Movie night snacks always have me reaching for the classic popcorn, while HE (being the wonderful Russian man that he is) insists on some sort of pickled vegetable or else … Continue reading

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Stuff Russian People Like

    My friend Anne sent me a link to the website “Stuff White People Like” a few years ago. It’s a pretty funny blog dedicated to, not surprisingly, stuff that North American white people really like. The stereotypes are … Continue reading

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