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Aromatic Spice Rubbed Pork Roast Stuffed with Herbs and Garlic and More Slavic Delicacies

S Rozhdyestvom Hristovym! or Merry Christmas!! Again?  Today is Christmas Day for those whose religious calendar is set according to Gregorian style aka Orthodox Christians, and everyone who lives in those countries. What I am trying to say today is Russian and Ukrainian Christmas. 🙂 We celebrate Christmas on December 25th in our family but …

from Martha Stewart

Tabletop Trees: Tinsel Tree

Tinsel Tree -- In both Ukrainian and German lore, the tale of the Christmas spider explains the origin of tinsel. The story tells of a poor widow who couldn't buy fancy gifts for her children or decorations for their tree. One Christmas Eve, she decorated a tree as best she could with fruits and nuts. After she went to sleep, spiders came out and crawled over the tree, leaving their webs behind. When Father Christmas visited the house, he saw the web-covered tree and decided to turn the webs…


12 Ukrainian Dishes for Christmas Eve Recipes (Plus bonus recipes for Christmas Day!)

12 Ukrainian Dishes for Christmas Eve Recipes (Plus bonus recipes!) | UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS