March 5, 2019
Break out your crepe pan! It’s Maslenitsa, Russia’s raucous and riotous Shrovetide! A weeklong carnival before Orthodox Lent begins, whose origins and traditions, including its signature pancakes, are much older.
November 16, 2018
Sometimes my trusty fountain pen and a beautiful blank book just can't get the job done. Here are the 11 apps I use to keep me nimble, productive, and motivated.
June 15, 2011
I’m more of a gin or chardonnay gal, but when a reader asked me about bacon-flavored vodka, I was forced to take another look at Russia's favorite tipple, roll up…