Accidental C.H.O.P. Bar

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This dessert was created out of a sweet-tooth craving, with very little ingredients. I’ve been dealing with some major grocery shopping slacking, so my kitchen is bare. Which is what lead to the making of this yummy, slightly healthy (sort … Continue reading


Blini Saturdays

I love saturdays.

Blini Saturday

I don’t go to work during the week, but we always wake up with daddy and have breakfast together before he heads out the door with a sloppy kiss from Jolie. On saturdays, however, we try to sleep in. In the last 15 months I haven’t slept past 8 am, but I’m learning to embrace it.IMG_4048

Jolie and I have started a new tradition. We make blini. Blini are Russian crepes, or thin pancakes. IMG_4054

It requires more than a just add water mix. I don’t use a recipe. My mother-in-law told me how to make it once. “About 4 eggs or so..” a bit of this, that, until you get the right consistency. I tried measuring this time so I could share a recipe but I’m really lazy. Here is a recipe similar to what I do, although I would double it!

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The first blin is never perfect, and you have to eat it to make sure the proportions are right.  IMG_4106 Wait until the edges get a little crispy.IMG_4081 IMG_4082Smother in Nutella,  sprinkle some powdered sugar and lemon juice, or add a dollop of сметана (sour cream). They are also tasty by themselves!
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How do you spend your saturday mornings?