The original owner of these recipes had many duplicates with slight variations. I have noticed that she left a lot to her own knowledge, and in this instance has failed to note how much sugar and shortening to use. Uh oh. This also is the first time I have heard of any baked good … Continue reading

Raisin Kolacky

Here’s another that had me wondering…kolacky? Alternately spelled kolach, koolach, and kolace, these pastries are a delicacy from Czecheslovakia and Slovenia. They feature a light, sweetened bread surrounding a fruit center, and sound a lot like a fruit danish. The name is pronounced co-LOT-key and the root word kola means wheel in Czech. The traditional … Continue reading