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Angels in the Kitchen
January 01, 2011

Angels in the Kitchen

By Darra Goldstein

Our series in the Cuisine section about the interaction of the culinary and visual arts continues with columnist Darra Goldstein's consideration of Pavel Filonov's "Angels by the Stove." And the recipe? Black bread!

The Tractor Drivers' Supper
July 01, 2010

The Tractor Drivers' Supper

By Darra Goldstein

Arkady Plastov's painting "The Tractor Drivers' Supper" exemplifies the Socialist Realist style, and is full of important cultural references, which lead inevitably to this issue's recipe, for Cabbage with Noodles and Poppy Seeds.

Organic Containers
May 01, 2010

Organic Containers

By Darra Goldstein

Where we consider the work of Alexei Venetsianov's "Girl with a Birch Bark Container" and how Russians used natural containers to preserve things like sour cream, which is this issue's recipe.

Lunch in Ages Past
March 01, 2010

Lunch in Ages Past

By Darra Goldstein

A consideration of the Russian notion of lunch, Zinaida Serebriakova's painting "At Lunch," and a recipe for Raisin Buns that will warm your winter day.

Southern Comforts
September 01, 2009

Southern Comforts

By Darra Goldstein

Boris Kustodiev's "Merchant's Wife at Tea" is the takeoff point for a discourse on revolution, nobility and fine food, in this case Rogaliki - Walnut Crescents.

Farm Preserves
July 01, 2009

Farm Preserves

By Darra Goldstein

While variety may be the spice of life, it is the simplest food that fosters friendship, especially when it is offered from the heart. Columnist Darra Goldstein remembers her time as a guide at a US Exhibit in Moscow and shares a recipe for salted mushrooms.

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