These are a popular Christmas snacking cookie in Germany & among the Mennonite people. I know them by their Low German name. We cut ours straight across in tiny little "pillows" and didn't glaze them. These were placed out in a bowl for snacking on after having been stored in a jar. They are addictive and go very well with…
New Year's Cookies
From one of my Mennonite books. This is a traditional fritter in many households. It is addictive and best fresh. 😀 If you have extra, they freeze well. Just heat them up & enjoy.
Pluma Moos (fruit soup) a sweet dish
This "soup" is actually an Easter dish that accompanies the ham. We have used it as a syand alone meal or dessert at times. It's fast & easy and pretty forgiving. I like to throw in peaches, cherries & raisins with enough water to cover. That's my favorite moos. If the fruit is exceptionally sweet, I add a bit more water.…
Traditional Easter foods
Traditionally, we have ham & kielke (egg noodles) or potatoes, a veggie, schmaunt fat (cream gravy), and pluma (plum/prune) moos (pronounced like "mouse"), which is a fruit soup of sorts (peaches, cherries, raisins, some like prunes..ick, and sometimes other fruits). The moos is thickened with cornstarch. Sometimes it has…
Butter Soup & Dumplings
Here is my recipe, mess & all. Additional notes are in black.
Egg noodles & cream gravy
The Mennonites were known to cook very simple, inexpensive meals with what was available, wherever they found themselves. Our history is full of great farming knowledge and also horrible persecution, forcing movement of this people group ultimately into many parts of the world. So now, I will introduce all of you to a…