Cheese Rolls

This recipe for cheese rolls sounds yummy and has a lovely technique for attractive rolls at the end. But first, let’s talk yeast. We have learned previously that yeast was a byproduct of beer making, and has been around for hundreds of years. Prior to the use of yeast, most bread was either a sourdough … Continue reading

Glazed Coffee Braids

This sounds easy and would likely be impressive to see. Next time you have friends coming over for coffee, give it a try. Today is the Eastern Orthodox Easter! Enjoy your paska, ham, kolacky, breads, and various delicacies with your family & friends! Glazed Coffee Braids Melt 1 T butter in 8″ round layer pan. … Continue reading

Raisin Nut Filling

Here we have a second nut filling, this time with raisins. This sounds like you might want to put it in a sweet roll, like a cinnamon nut roll or something like that. Yum. Raisin Nut Filling 1 c chopped walnuts 1/2 c chopped raisins 1/3 c firm packed brown sugar 1 egg 3 T … Continue reading

Nut filling

Many of these recipes seem to work with others in the collection, such as this one for nut filling. It could go well with Verne’s Basic Dough, Poppy Seed Rolls, or any of the kolacky recipes. Nut Filling 1 lb walnuts (ground) 2 egg whites ( beaten with fork) 1 c sugar 2 T honey … Continue reading

Poppy Seed Roll Cake Dough

There in the corner, where it says “from the kitchen of…” is one of the wonderful aspects of these old recipe cards I love. People traded recipes after they had tried a sampling of someone’s cooking. In this example, we assume that F. Kotch had these roll/cakes at some sort of gathering, maybe even a … Continue reading

Sweet Roll Dough

  This recipe for sweet roll dough doesn’t tell us what to do with it once it’s ready to be baked. Shall we take a guess? Break it into smaller roll sized portions and bake? If you have an idea, please share in the comments. Sweet Roll Dough 2 cakes yeast 1/4 c lukewarm water … Continue reading