Russia (Россия or Rossiya) and the Countries of the Former Soviet Union

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For the next two weeks we’ll explore the traditions, culture and history of Russia through the lives of seven people living in Russia.  We’ll follow a group of students as they report on the clothing styles, architecture, folk art, and economy of modern Russia.  Then we’ll take a walk on the wild side as we view “Wild Russia” , part of a landmark High Definition documentary series.

Our meal for the first week will be a simple but tasty dish called Larissa’s Russian Stuffed Potato Recipe.  You can’t go wrong with a great stuffed potato.

For our second week, we’ll try a recipe that’s a little more ambitious.  It’s called,         Bacon Wrapped Chicken Meatloaf With A Cheesy, Mushroom Stuffing.  This will be a little more time intensive, but the results promise to be delicious.chef

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