Happy Maslenitsa 2012!

If you live in New York, you probably haven’t noticed that winter’s coming to an end — because you haven’t realized it even started! Nevertheless, Maslenitsa, the Orthodox pancake week symbolizing the end of the cold season, is already well under way. And what’s not to love about a week dedicated to stuffing yourself with dairy products? So here are some recipes you should try before Sunday:

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