Russian Cheese Cake and Autosomal DNA – Cultural Recipe

My Russian Heritage? (click for recipe below) One of my personal goals for this blog is to try new recipes from the regions of my ancestors. I started this goal by posting a recipe from my culture: Texas Caviar. ;) Today I bring you Russian Cheese Cake. Including “Russian” in my ancestry has been difficult to document … Continue reading


Strong Genes run in this family!

#25: Family Story I was going through some of the family photos I have in this blog, when I placed two side by side. Suddenly I was looking at two men who share very strong genes: Captain John Trowell and Thomas Minnes (grandson of Capt. Trowell, and my great-grandfather).             … Continue reading


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