Vereshchaka – Ukrainaian Pork Stew

fry the bacon in heavy skillet. Remove the bacon from the skillet and set aside. Fry the onion & garlic in the bacon grease. Add the pork cubes, salt & pepper, then cook while turning until pork is done. Crumble the bacon in a large stew pot. Pour in the beet kvas and bring the […]

Ukrainian Liver Pate

Melt the butter in a skillet. Add the onions and fry until they are turning golden. At this point add the liver which has benn sliced into thin strips and cook for 10 minutes & remove form heat. Mix all of the ingredients with the onions and liver in a food processor. Chop in processor […]

Cossack Chicken And Mushrooms

Cook the onion & mushrooms together in 4 T of the butter. Mince the onion/mushroom mixture and the chicken together. Add the garlic & the chicken-mushroom mixture and cook for 5 minutes adding salt & pepper to taste. Remove from heat and stirin the yogurt and nutmeg. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Pour […]

Tomato-fish Cossack Stew

Cook onion and garlic in oil till tender. Cut up tomatoes. Peel and chop potato. Stir in undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce, potato, dill,bay leaves, thyme, and pepper. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer 30 minutes Stir in fish, lemon juice,& parsley. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover & simmer 3-5 minutes more.

Ukrainian Beef Strogonov

Slice the beef into thin strips approx. 1 1/2″ – 2″ in length. Heat a large cast iron skillet over high heat and add the meat a few stripos at a time to sear the meat. Remove the meat from the heat and set aside. Reduce the heat in the skillet to medium and melt […]

Zaporozhste Yogurt Chicken

Put yogurt in medium-sized bowl. Add lemon juice, mustard, garlic, and other spices. Mix thoroughly. Place breadcrumbs in separate bowl. Rinse chicken and pat dry. Dip each breast first into yogurt mixture, covering top and bottom. Next, roll each piece in breadcrumbs, coating the chicken. Bake in a 350 degree F pre-heated oven for 45 […]

Cossack Braised Lamb]

Brown lamb slowly in butter, add additional butter if necessary. Add onion, paprika, & tarragon. Saute for 4-5 minutes, add vinegar, salt, pepper, & stock. Cover & simmer until meat is tender, about 1 hour. Stir in the yogurt and apples and simmer for 15 minutes more. You may want to serve this dish with […]

Beet Kvas

Grate the beets. Place the grated beets in alarge crock and cover with the lukewarm water. Cover securely and place in a warm place. Keep covered for 6 days then it is ready. Skim the resultant scum form the top and pour through a clean cheese cloth into a clean jar. Keep refrigerated. This will […]

Kletsky – Apple Dumplings

Pour the lemon juice over the apples and kix in well. Squeeze thje apples gently to dry. Mix the apples with the lemon rind, cinnamon, sugar, egg, & bread crumbs. Chill in refrigerator for 20-30 minutes Make balls of this mixture 1″ in size Drop them in a boiling pot of slightly salted water. Cook […]

Dnepro Chicken Stew

Cut chicken into serving pieces. Place in a large, heavy pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil, lower heat, and simmer for 2. Remove from the heat, cool, and remove meat from the bones. Skim the fat from the top of the liquid when has cooled. Chop the chicken meat into coarse chunks […]

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