Here is Baba kitchen, near Lviv. At least was home until she have to immigrate to stinking Canada, where is motto, Peace, Order and Lie to Ukrainian Immigrant. Buy several copy her book, and maybe she afford to visit her home. And join Ukrainian Revolution.
Slava Ukraina! Glory to Ukraine, and death to Soviets!
Baba actual live in British Columbia, and is available to travel to tell you story.
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Which one you think is Baba? Like Chaka Khan sing, "I am every woman." Ha! Okay, okay, beautiful one on left is Raisa real Baba. Rest is her auntie. When they not using horse, they make car share co-op. She don't know why one is skinny; this not normal.
Baba's coat of arms, Haletzia province
Ukrainian Soul Food
Table of Contents
Borshch and other Ukrainian soups the traditional way, step by step. Meat and vegetarian versions. Includes clear shopping instructions: “Don't buy onion have green thing growing out from top. She busy making baby, not have time for you.” Baba reveals the soup behind the sudden death of her friend's abusive husband.
Bismanyy: Vegetarian Borshch
Clear Bismasnyy Borshch
Soup with Vushka (Dumplings)
Hanya's Vegetable Soup
Baba's Ukrainian Minestrone
Horokhivka: Pea Soup
Hrybivka: Mushroom Soup
Distinguish yourself from a Neanderthal, stop lawsuits for your biting dog, learn painless thong removal.
Baba's Garden Salad & Dressing
Baba's Dinner Salad
Buryak Salata (Beet Salad)
Buryak Salata v Krop (With Dill)
Buryak Salata v Peretz (Pepper Beet
An Introduction to Potato Salad
Most Basic Kartoplya: Potato Salad
Siberian Kartoplya with Peas
Ukrainian-German Warm Potato
Sophisticated Potato Salad
Roasted Vegetable Salad
Vegetable & Meat Dressing
The urgent romantic matter of a full fridge by your bed. Men don't leave at 3 a.m. Because they're scared of commitment. They leave because they're scared of the diet soda and lettuce leaf. Let Baba be your Mayonnaise Love Expert.
Plain Vinahret: Vinaigrette Dressing
Smetana (Sour Cream) Dressing
Smetana v Khrin (Horse Radish)
Baba's Favorite Mayonnaise
Baba's High Octane Mayonnaise
Med v Mak: Honey Poppyseed Dressing
Pidlyvi (Sauces) are in Chapter Twenty Two
Nalysnyky i Mlyntsi: Crepes & Pancakes
Childbirth Rituals: Bum stab a cowardly husband, tame an unruly placenta and introduce a baby to the world of love and mortgages.
Basic Nalysnyky (Crepes)
Linyvi (Lazy) Nalysnyky
Hryb (Mushroom) Filling
Savory Syr (Cottage Cheese) Filling
Sweet Cheese Crepes
Pig Brain Filling
Maslanitsya: Ukrainian Mardi Gras
Haul the Butter Goddess around in a sleigh, light fires and throw stale pancakes at politicians.
Mlyntsi: Ukrainian Pancakes
Hrechanyky: Buckwheat Pancakes
Vesna: Ukrainian Spring and Easter Traditions
Easter and Spring Equinox traditions: Colored eggs, pussy willow spankings and a monster chained to a rock.
Shynka v Med: Honey Baked Ham
Buryak i Khrin/Tsvikli: Beet & Horseradish Relish
Other Easter foods are found throughout the book, for example:
Yiytsy: Egg Recipes
Cope with passive-aggression (getting and giving), snake bite, Einstein, Overeaters Anonymous lapses, Presbyterian sex and reluctant bachelors.
Deviled Eggs II to Infinity
Deviled Eggs with Mushroom Caps
Eggs in Cream
Scrambled Eggs with Tomato and Onion
Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
Perfect Plain Omelet
Mushroom and Cheese Omelet
Kurka: Chicken Recipes
Avoid bleached blonde poisoning, learn how not to be a lame white person in New Orleans, order a black leather cardigan from the Black Leather Baba Catalogue.
Honey Lemon Garlic Roast Chicken
Chicken in Cream with Dill
Kotleta Po Kyivsky: Chicken Kyiv
Kotleta Po Kyivsky New Orleans
Olenyicha (Venison) Winnipeg-Kyiv
Chicken Kyiv with Bacon and Asparagus
Fried Chicken in Cream
Masnyy: Meat Recipes
Make Ukrainian Cocaine, learn a heartwarming Ukrainian folk song: My Mother Beat Me With a Birch Rod, tenderize meat under your saddle.
Son of Huliash
Zayitz: Meat Loaf
Plain Meat Loaf
Stuffed Meat Loaf
Bytky: Pounded Steak
Ukrainian Pepper Steak
Sichenyky i Zrazy: Meat Patties & Meat Balls
Nude encounter groups, cooking with a fly swatter, why your meat balls are too small and JK Rowling is just plain wrong about Dobby.
Sichenyky: Meat Patties)
Zrazy: Ukrainian Meat Balls
Zrazy v Khrin: Horseradish Stuffed Meat Balls
Spinach Sichenyky: Vegetarian Patties
Sviat Vechir, Koruksun, Rizdvo: Holy Eve, Day of the Dead, and Winter Solstice/Christmas traditions. Talking animals, hungry ancestors, golden sky horses and pudding on the ceiling. Menus for these holidays are referenced to other chapters. Also:
Hrustychky: Icicles or Sweet Nothings
Kolach: Circle of Life Bread
Sviat Vechir (Holy Eve) Clean up
Seduce and poison Nazis, the organic way. Baba is a mushroom picking expert!
Hrybova Pidlyva: Mushroom Sauce
Easy Pickled Mushrooms
Hryb i Smetana: Mushrooms in Sour Cream
Fried Hryb: Fried Mushrooms
Battered Hryb: Battered Mushrooms
Baked Hryb: Baked Mushrooms
Hryb Baked with Goat Cheese
Hryb Sichenyky: Mushroom Patties
Varenyky i Vushki: Perogies & Dumplings
Why the sexy, desperate women on your favorite TV shows are barking up the wrong dog. Lazy verenyky for your lazy self.
Syr: Cottage Cheese Perogies
Non-Dairy Perogy Dough
Kartoplya: Potato Perogies
Kapusta: Sauerkraut Perogies
Linyvi Varenyky: Lazy Perogies
Linyvi Verenyky with Potato Dough
Dessert Varenyky: Plum and Berry Perogies
Vushka (Ear Dumplings)
Hryb: Mushroom Perogies
Fish or Meat Perogies
Holubtsi: Cabbage Rolls
Sabotage hippies and nasty neighbors, be a Cadillac kozak, peel cabbage in a trailer park.
Bismasnyy: Meatless Holubtsi
Hryb: Mushroom Holubtsi
Kasha: Buckwheat Holubtsi
Kasha i Syr: Buckwheat & Cheese Holubtsi
Kasha i Hryb: Buckwheat & Mushroom Holubtsi
Holubtsi With Meat (or Vegetarian Ground Beef)
Linyvi (Lazy) Holubtsi
Syr: Cottage Cheese Recipes
Baba Riddle: What's the difference between a cheese dumpling submerged in water, and a kid holding its breath?
Answer: Don't wait for the dumpling to turn blue. It won't. Hahahahahahahahaha.
Crazy Gourmet Cheese Halushky
Syrnychky (Cottage Cheese Patties)
Riba: Lake Fish
Skinny dip with flair, catch trout with your bathing suit, allow men to be men---as long as they keep the massage oil flowing.
Baked Stuffed Trout
Alternate Rice Stuffing
Crazy Mixed Up Fish Balls
Scurvy Dog Baba gets seduced by a pair of black eyebrows and lives to cook and love again.
Ukrainian Pirate Baked Ocean Fish
Oseledets: Pickled Herring)
Oseledets Salata: Herring Salad
Pechenia: Vegetable and Meat Stew
In Ukraina we say, So long as there is cabbage and potato, house is not empty. Baba herself never seen house with only these thing. Is usually at least couch and television. But you never know.
Kalempetsya: Mushroom Stew
Baba’s Ukrainian-Canadian Caribou Stew
Road Kill Stew
Carpathian-Canadian Lamb Stew
Kapusta i Horokh: Sauerkraut and Peas
Kartoplyanky: Potato Recipes
Ukrainian Cocaine, First aid for grated knuckles, permission to eat plenty of fat, what to feed annoying dinner drop ins.
Potatoes With Salo: Ukrainian Cocaine
Potato and Cheese Bake
Grated Potato Bake
Deruny: Potato Pancakes
Grains and Beans
The Ukrainian Bannia (Bath House): Spirits and rituals. Why a cold prickly hand on your rump is bad news in more ways than one. Incredible vegetarian dishes for around a dollar.
Kasha Sichenyky: Buckwheat Patties
Kasha Loaf: Buckwheat Loaf
Kutya: Sweet Grain Pudding
Fasolia: White Bean Pate
Kulesha: Corn Meal Pudding)
Chapter Twenty One
Lokshyna: Egg Noodles
Baba tears up a golf course on horse back, the Ukrainian origin of Constitutional freedoms, and the simplest noodle recipes ever.
Basic Homemade Egg Noodles
Noodle and Spinach Casserole
Noodles with Cottage Cheese
Noodles with Eggs
Baked Noodles with Cheese
Noodle and Meat Casserole
Noodle and Cabbage Budget Casserole
Festive Noodle Ring
Fried Cooked Noodles: Snack or Garnish
Egg Drop Noodles
Hrybok: Easy Omelet Noodles
Chapter Twenty Two
Liven up dry mammoth, whole grains and parties.
Sliva: Plum Sauce
Khrin I Smetana: Horse Radish Sauce
Kropova Pidlyva: Dill Sauce
Smetana (Sour Cream) with Green Onion Sauce
Honey Onion Sauce
Chapter Twenty Three
Part (1) Ivana Kupala: Summer Solstice Erotic Rituals. The village that bathes together, stays together. Sexy Ukrainian songs, talking trees and stalking the elusive fire flower.
Vyshnia: Cherry Charlotte
Rohalyky: Almond Crescents
Kozak Honey Mousse
Part (2) Non-traditional recipes for pie. Because who would believe a grandma book with no pie? And Baba is so good at making them.
Kozak Crab Apple Pie (with Whisky)
Perfect Pie Crust
Crab Apple Pie (No Whisky)
Cherry, Apple, Raspberry Pie
Peach or Nectarine Pie
Rhubarb with Berries Pie
Tasty Sugarless Pie: made with fruit juice, not artificial sweetener
Ukrainian Flavored Vodkas
Part (3) Ahhhh. Back to traditional Ukrainian desserts. Drink of the gods, fermented honey cake, wild rose preserves on apple cake. Learn Baba's First Law of Thermal Underwear, essential to baking.
Uzvar: Fruit Stew
Yabluchnyk: Apple Cake
Rozha z Tzukhrom: Wild Rose Preserves
Medivnyk: Honey Cake
Chocolate Honey Cake
Syrnyk: Ukrainian heesecake
Perekladadanets: Coffee Cake
Pampushky: Filled Doughnuts
Chapter Twenty Four
Mak: Poppy Seed
Baba runs afoul of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with her opium (or is it?) poppy crop, then gets her man.
Makivnyk: Poppyseed Roll
Chapter Twenty Five
Ukrainian Folk Medicine:
Natural, Homemade Remedies
Deal with yeast infections, baldness, arthritis, colds, bruises, cracked nipples and PMS using common foods and plants.
Rose Hip Tea
Med: Honey Remedies
Honey Lemon Tea
Natural Arthritis Remedies
Honey Oatmeal Facial Mask
More Honey Remedies
Yeast Infection Cure
Heart to Heart
Read from Raisa Stone’s upcoming book on Animal Communication, training and care.
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