Tsourekia
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Ingredients: 2 cups, plus 2-3 tablespoons, milk 2 envelopes active dry yeast 8-9 cups bread flour 1 3/4 cups sugar 1 cup almonds, very finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt Grated rind of one orange 2 teaspoons finely ground aniseed 1/4 … Read More

Onion Skin Dyed Pascha Eggs
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Include an egg for each person of your family! Often the women of our parish make many onion skin dyed pascha eggs, as they are passed out to those attending the Paschal services after the service is completed.

Egg cheese – Hrudka
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This slightly sweet “cheese” is often used in Pascha baskets to remind us to be moderate in all things. It is wonderful when spread on kulich or pascha bread!

Kulich
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This recipe from the recipe book “From a Monastery Kitchen” is a classic Pascha basket recipe – a delicious, rich bread topped with a sweet glaze. Often, people in my parish put their Paschal candles in the top of the bread.

Sirnahya Paska
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This cheese paska recipe from the cookbook “From a Monastery Kitchen” is great for those of us who have trouble getting a smooth texture with the traditional farmer’s cheese based paska recipe. It’s delicious! Print Sirnahya Paska Course: Pascha Recipes … Read More

Paska Bread
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Print Paska Bread Course: Pascha Recipes Ingredients For the Sponge: 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water 110 degrees F/45 degrees C 1/2 cup white sugar 3 cups warm milk 4 cups all-purpose flour For the … Read More

Great and Holy Friday
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“Awesome and paradoxical is the mystery that we see unfolding today. He who is untouchable is now arrested. He who releases Adam from the curse is taken prisoner. He who searches and tries the hearts and minds is unjustly put … Read More

Traditional Pascha Lamb Dinner
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Serves 4. Lamb Chops Ingredients 8 lamb chops 1 tablespoon mustard 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped 2 shallots, minced Preparation Marinate the lamb for at least 12 hours. You … Read More

Lazarus Saturday
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The somber tone of Holy Week is preceded by a two day feast commemorating the resurrection of Lazarus who had been dead for 4 days, and the triumphant entry of our Lord into Jerusalem. It is significant that Holy Week … Read More

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