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A caviar open-faced sandwich, simple as it may be, has always signified a special occasion in my household. It’s a staple of the Russian holiday table. Making one is simple. Start with fresh white bread, preferably a slice of an Italian loaf, add creamy unsalted butter and top with plump red caviar. The little balls burst in your mouth and coat your tongue with a sea-infused saltiness. So simple, yet so divine! The photo below, from the blog, Moscow Daily Shot, is drool-inducing (and looks way better than my previously-shown lameĀ  photo of a solitary and under-loaded caviar sandwich); this is what a celebration should look like!


Heaven!; image: moscowdailyshot.blogspot.com


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