A Texan In The Urals

Apr 24

Winter snuck up on us again last night.

Winter snuck up on us again last night.

ост. 9 Мая - 9th of May bus stop.

ост. 9 Мая - 9th of May bus stop.

Apr 22

After making biscuits, I had to try chicken and dumplings. It seems similar to курица с клецками. 

One of my fondest childhood memories is sitting with Grandma in her backyard, eating chicken and dumplings.

After making biscuits, I had to try chicken and dumplings. It seems similar to курица с клецками.

One of my fondest childhood memories is sitting with Grandma in her backyard, eating chicken and dumplings.

Apr 20

A kulich - Easter cake.  There are many to choose from in shops and grocery stores but I didn’t see many with the ХВ (Christ has risen!) on top. In addition to the usual raisins, this one contains candied fruit too.

A kulich - Easter cake. There are many to choose from in shops and grocery stores but I didn’t see many with the ХВ (Christ has risen!) on top. In addition to the usual raisins, this one contains candied fruit too.

Apr 19

Mom’s biscuit recipe turned out well. I would have made them sooner but I couldn’t find shortening here. Butter was a suitable replacement.

Mom’s biscuit recipe turned out well. I would have made them sooner but I couldn’t find shortening here. Butter was a suitable replacement.

Apr 13

Happy Birthday Andrei! 

My son is 16 today.

Happy Birthday Andrei!

My son is 16 today.

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