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russian apricot pudding

Russian Apricot Pudding (Kissel)

2 cups water
1 cup dried apricot halves
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
Dash of salt

Heat water and apricots to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Place apricots and 1/2 cup cooking liquid in blender container; cover and pur?e until uniform consistency. Press pur?e through sieve.

Mix sugar, cornstarch and salt in sa...

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noodle and cheese casserole

Noodle and Cheese Casserole
(Lazanki s Tvorogom i Smetanoi ? Russia)
(Lokshyna, Zapechena z Syrom ? Ukraine)

12 ounces fresh lasagna noodles
1 pound farmer cheese
1 cup dairy sour cream
4 egg yolks
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
1 tablespoon butter or margarine

Cut lasagna noodles into diamond shapes, about 1 inch wide...

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prianiki with honey and spices

Prianiki with Honey and Spices

The prianik is the oldest of the Russian sweetmeats. Traditionally it is a small cake made with honey and spices (prianosti). Prianiki can also be made with different flavors and resemble a slightly floury meringue. If hot honey or syrup is used in the making, the dough should be left for an hour or two in the refrigerator before baking.

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1...

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