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Buckwheat Blinis
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July 01, 2008

Recipe works "as is"! Blinis have a vary prominent place in Russian history. The day before lent is called maslenitsa. On this day all of the village women would prepare giant stacks of very thin blini brushed with plenty of butter between each to keep them from sticking together. This, being a feast day, was accompanied by both sweet and salty foods for wrapping into each blini by hand (like a buffet table with all sorts of stuff to put in them, yum, yum! The various condiments included jams, sour cream, pickled fish, salted preserved fish, fish in oil (sardins), various meats aso prepared in numerous ways, and plenty of kvas to drink.

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