Russian Cabbage Soup – Lazy or Rahmannie Shchi

In fact, the word "rahman" means "lazy, rustic" (in Old Russian). In the end of 19 century, shchi, cooked hastily from non-acidic green components, call “rahmannie shchi”. Recipe inspired by William V. Pokhlebkin book “Cuisines of our nations”.

Russian Cabbage Soup   Lazy or Rahmannie Shchi

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Russian Cabbage Soup   Lazy or Rahmannie Shchi

Apple Pork Ragu

Sweet and sour pork ragu with apples and boiled apple cider. Recipe adapted from Better Homes and Gardens. I served it with farfalle (bow tie pasta) and broccoli crumbs.

Apple Pork Ragu

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Apple Pork Ragu

Apples and Butternut Chicken Sausages Chili

Calendar said it’s time for hearty stew and chili, but weather still warm like it’s summer, so I made something for both – light chicken and butternut chili with kidney beans and caramelized apples. Recipe adapted from Dinner with Julie.

Apples and Butternut Chicken Sausages Chili

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Apples and Butternut Chicken Sausages Chili

Sesame Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower “Couscous”

Chicken thighs in Chinese inspired sauce and cauliflower couscous was really good to kill the craving for oriental junk food.

Sesame Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower “Couscous”

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Sesame Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower “Couscous”

Sloppy Joe Stuffed Pepers

One more recipe for stuffed peppers. This vegetable created for stuffing for sure! Sloppy Joe, ground beef in tomato sauce, originally is a sandwich, but it work great for peppers too. Recipe adapted from Host The Toast.

Sloppy Joe Stuffed Pepers

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Sloppy Joe Stuffed Pepers