a little of each

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Hozen Blozen June 2, 2013

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This is an old recipe from Mama Kate. It’s not very sweet, and the recipe makes a nearly literal ton of the little flaky knots. While Mama Kate’s family was from Slovakia, the cookie seems to be Hungarian.



8 eggs

2 Tbl salt

2 cups sugar

¼ cup whiskey

1 ½ cups milk

13 cups flour

½ cup shortening (Crisco)

¾ cup butter




Rub shortening and butter into flour very well, as in making pie crust. Beat all other ingredients together and add to flour mixture. Knead well. Roll out to desired thickness (about 1/16”). Cut into strips three inches long. Make a small slit in the center of each strip and pull one end through. Fry in deep fat until golden brown. Makes about 350. (!)


Harvard Beets March 29, 2013

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½ cup sugar

1 Tbl cornstarch

½ cup water

¼ cup vinegar

1 Tbl butter

½ tsp salt

3 cups cooked sliced beets



Mix sugar and cornstarch, gradually add water and vinegar. Cook gently until thick and clear, about 10 minutes. Stir in butter and salt. Add beets. Heat through and serve.



Filed under: Fruits and Vegetables — alittlemoreofeach @ 10:17 pm
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5 medium large potatoes

1 egg

salt and pepper

7 large scoops flour



Peel and grate potatoes. Add egg, salt and pepper. Gradually mix in flour until mixture is rather stiff. Boil large pot of salted water. Scrape potato mixture into boiling water. Boil continuously for 10 minutes. Stir in cold water and drain. Add ¼ pound melted butter. Serve with bacon, sour cream, browned onions and/or cabbage.