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Dr. Donald H.

Dr. Donald H.
Home Town: Tampa, Florida, USA
Living In: Treasure Island, Florida, USA
Member Since: Feb. 2007
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Indian, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Dessert, Gourmet
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Camping, Boating, Walking, Fishing, Hunting, Photography, Reading Books
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Doc In Moscow
About this Cook
People say I'm: Interesting, fun to be with, optimistic, stubborn, funny, helpful, ingtelligent, good listener, optimistic, realistic, goof friend, etc. Viet Nam vet with the usual baggage but mine is now packed away. Public health specialist & medical anthropologist have worked all over the globe, most recent work since 1988 in the former Soviet Union (now the CIS/NIS) & based out of Florida, Hamburg-Germany & Kyiv-Ukraine. Grew up with a Russian grandfather & learned the culture from the roots up. International public health consultant & diabetes educator. Avid student of cooking & cuisines especially of the Slavs, Magyars, Scandics, Asian cultures, Cajun sub-culture, Creole sub-culture, Russian-Ukrainian, Kartvelian, Japanese, Vietnamese, Chinese (all types),Native American & Hispanic cultures. Photography has always been a passion as well as a tool for recording & studying my professional endeavors. Travel, history, hunting (with camera as well as weapons), fishing & camping
My favorite things to cook
Chili, Barbeque, Slavic cuisines, actually just about anything....!
My favorite family cooking traditions
German fried potatoes, skillet cornbread, collard greens, holuptsi. vareniky, borscht, etc.
My cooking triumphs
My cooking tragedies
Recipe Reviews 6 reviews
Black-Eyed Pea Gumbo
This is an excellent dish.

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 29, 2010
Russian Green Bean and Potato Soup
Excellent soup but it is not truly Russian. It originated in Ukriane. It takes some preparation but the end resuly is worth the labor!

3 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 27, 2010
Very good recipe! In times past this was eaten only once per year but now it is becoming a general holiday dessert eatne at many holidays!

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 19, 2009
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