Russian Potato Salad – Olivier

Salad Olivier was named for a French chef Lucien Olivier, but this is not his original recipe (it was lost). Soviet cooks simplified the similar recipe and now this is the most popular salad for a exUSSR holiday tables. Variation with chicken meat is called Stolichniy Salad (Capital Salad). Some add onion, fresh cucumber and sour apples, some put on top shrimps or crab leg. Even carrot is latest edition for this plain winter salad.

Here are some rules: number of potatoes equal number of eaters, never mix hot and cold foods.

Russian Potato Salad - Olivier

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Merry Christmas

Soup Bread Bowls

Adapted from Electric Bread for Kids cookbook. Served them with potato and leek soup puree for Christmas dinner.

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Cranberry Spice Tea

Adapted from Betty Crocker site.

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Puff Pastry Cream Horns

My sister-in-low was presented to me cream horn molds. I used Pepperidge Farm Pastry and Mascarpone filling for this dessert.

Puff Pastry Cream Horns

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