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Transform Your Thanksgiving Leftovers into Russian Treats!

Published: November 25, 2017

If the best thing about Thanksgiving is spending the day with loved ones, then the best thing about the day after Thanksgiving is left overs. Spice up your leftovers game by incorporating the ingredients into 5 traditional Russian recipes. 1. Mashed Potato Pelmeni Pelmeni are small dumplings, usually filled with minced meat. For a vegetarian take, fill the pelmeni with mashed potatoes. Top with traditional smetana (sour cream) or dunk them in gravy! Here’s a good recipe for...