Tag Archives: winter

Beans: 3 ways and budget friendly.

New Year always comes along with two constant states: sad looking savings account and list of resolutions. There might be different reasons for both states, i.g. had too much fun, purchased too many cute looking presents, ate too much cookies etc, but the result is always the same. Last time I went to the gym […]

Salad with tarragon marinated beets, butternut squash, brussel sprouts, kale and quinoa.

March 20th. The winter is still here (though its the first day of spring), so the winter salads are still very desirable. I got out all my root vegetables from the¬†refrigerator, leftovers of quinoa, my new best buddy kale and some asparagus. I also found a bunch of fresh tarragon hiding on the bottom. To […]

Vinegrette: Traditional Russian beet salad

Russians love beets. They sink in hot borsch or cold svekolnik (made with beet greens), dig into “heiring under the fur coat” (its another delicious salad), eat rye bread with the beet and garlic spread and even drink Kvas, made from guess what? – beets! I don’t know where this love came from, but I […]

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