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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Grow Your Own Potatoes

If you love potatoes, but never tasted home grown potatoes, fresh from the garden, you will enjoy the taste and texture of these, and will try to plant some in your garden patch.

It is very easy to grow potatoes, since all you need is a chunk of a potato which contains at least 1-2 buds, called eyes, like this one:

Embroidered Scarf – Ukrainian Easter Basket Cover

As you already know from my previous post, that Ukrainians follow an Easter tradition of blessing an Easter Basket full of special foods, which is covered with a special embroidered scarf.

These scarfs are hand embroidered by family members, and used only for the purpose of covering the Easter Baskets.

Red Beets Vinaigrette – Recipe

Red Beets are not a very popular vegetable, but they have moved up a couple of notches during the past year.

There are many ways to use red beets, but for the Eastern European cooks, the ever famous Red Beet Borscht is one of the more popular dishes prepared from red beets. Red beets salads are very often used as a side dish with the main course meal, in many Polish and Ukrainian restaurants.