As I start my brand-new trip to discover all about online marketing I am surprised at what I have located. There are countless websites which share a typical theme – maintaining family history, stories, memories and also recipes. It’s exciting to find there are numerous others out there that additionally value the value of recording as much of their household heritage as feasible.
The recipes we collect from our mommies and grandmothers are more than just a listing of active ingredient and also directions as to just how to place them with each other. These family dishes are a direct link to our past. They are additionally an essential part of our memories as we link them with specific occasions or holidays.
I remember asking my granny to make a note of a few of her finest recipes. This was years ago around 1987. To today when I review among her recipes written in her own handwriting it makes me smile. I can hear her pleasant voice saying the words she composed. As in her recipe for Lemon Sponge Pie: “This is an older dish and has a most delicate flavor.” What a treasure that is!
My grandmother, Elizabeth, was German-Hungarian. There were a lot of dishes she made with dumplings as well as noodles which originated from her mommy, Anna, who brought them over from the “old country.” Occasionally when I make these dishes I imagine my wonderful granny making the same dish. The only distinction is hers was cooked on coal/wood range. I’m told the preferences of foods prepared in this manner had an additional special flavor.
When I consume these old fashioned faves it takes me back to “dinner at grandmom’s.” What a treat it was to delight in the terrific food she planned for us! The recipes I have included are a typical dish my granny would make. Yum! Exactly how lucky we are to have these family members recipes which link us to our past as well as recall such valued memories! Below are a few of our family preferred ethnic recipes as well as the Lemon Sponge Pie recipe. Delight in!
Place 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Carefully slice 1 big onion as well as fry in oil until gold brownish. Include 3 tsps paprika. Mix it around and also include the meat. You can utilize concerning an extra pound of hen, beef or veal. We always such as bust and also shank of veal. Add an item of green pepper, a stalk of celery, a tomato (fresh or canned), 1 bay leaf and also 2 cloves. Salt and pepper to preference. Steam the meat till it attracts juice. After that sprinkle 1 tablespoon of flour on the meat. Include 1 or 2 cups of water and simmer until tender. This usually takes about 2 hrs. Include 1 or 2 diced potatoes for the last 1/2 hour. I like to offer this with rice, noodles or bread dumplings. This is a basic yet very tasty meal!
Toast Best recipes 2 pieces of bread and cut into little dices. Take 1 mug flour, 1 egg, pinch of salt as well as enough water to make a soft dough. Mix in a little bowl. When smooth, stir in the bread dices as well as blend well. Have a pot of boiling water all set to which you have included a teaspoon of salt. Use a tablespoon to cut does of dough as well as drop into the boiling water. Prepare until the dumplings float and also are done. Take them out of the water with a slotted spoon and also drain. Pour a little dissolved butter over them (about 1/4 mug). Delicious served with goulash, beef stew or pot roast. Serves 4. This recipe may be increased.
Lemon Sponge Pie
2 eggs, divided
1 cup sugar
2 tbsps flour
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup milk
Mix sugar, flour and also egg yolks in a dish. Mix in lemon juice pressed kind 1 lemon. Add soft butter as well as grated peel of the lemon. Add milk. Mix well. Beat egg whites. Carefully fold in the beaten egg whites. Pour into an unbaked pie crust (recipe listed below). Bake at 350 degrees for 45 mins to 1 hr. This is an older recipe as well as has a most delicate taste.
Pie Crust: Take 1/4 mug butter, 2 tablespoons boiling water and a pinch of salt and defeat with a wire whisk until it is the uniformity of whipping cream. Add 1 mug flour. Blend with a fork until crumbly. If too soft add even more flour. Type a ball as well as present making a round crust to match pie plate. Cut sides to make them also and also flute by pushing in between your fingers. Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes or up until pale brown.