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Steamed Fruit Dumplings – Recipe and Technique

This recipe is a very old favorite of mine. It reminds me of my grandmother’s cooking days and my Sunday visits to her with my mom.
I love these fluffy dumplings because they are so light in texture, and so delicious served with melted butter and sugar.
This recipe goes back to my great-grandmother who was of German descent, and most likely back to her mother and grandmother, which datewise would go back to the 1700s.

Breads and Rolls – Baking with Yeast Recipes

Baking is a lot of fun, but when you work with yeast for your baked goods, you need to set aside a much longer period of time to complete your project to allow for the rising time of the dough.  Plus you need a favorable temperature of your surroundings to have success with your baking.

I am dedicating this post to all my bread and rolls, and all recipes requiring yeast as the leavening agent.

Fat Tuesday – Time for Paczki

Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras – in French), which always falls before Ash Wednesday (the beginning of the Great Lent for Christians), so by tradition, everyone loves to eat, drink, and be merry, on Fat Tuesday.