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Old 03-15-2006, 10:35 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by CharlieD
The are indeed
OH no.. really??? I thought it may be credible as it at least comes directly from Russia... well good thing you told me about that before I try it... I guess we must look harder...
But hey I thought you were originally from Russia... don't you have any connections there any more who could supply you with some useful info??

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Old 03-15-2006, 11:42 AM   #12
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Blini without caviar To me would just be just another crepe. Any topping will do. I like the idea of smoked salmon, creme fraiche or sour cream. Here are some other possibilities:

Hard-boiled eggs, scallions, pickled mushrooms, cabbage salad and sour cream or French Foie Gras. Perhaps shredded beets.

If you're not fond of caviar, I recall seeing recipes for what is called a poor man's caviar, made with an eggplant concoction.

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Old 03-15-2006, 01:01 PM   #13
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I've been looking for a good recipe for more than a year now. Nothing really looks good or promising. I am originaly from Ukraine, not Russia, so no real conection there. But the Blini I have had back on my trips to Central Russia were so amasing, I have never had anything even remotly as good. I am still trying to find something decent. I just need to try to make some.

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