Squash Rolls / Apple Muffins

This might seem like a strange combination – squash rolls and apple muffins. I think these were recipes jotted in a small notebook for the cook to keep handy. The recipe on the back is Pancakes (My Recipe). Perhaps these were popular recipes in this family. There is very limited instruction, probably because the cook … Continue reading

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