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Christmas Cinnamon Rolls

BACKGROUND: In Tucson, Arizona, a family passes down the tradition of making a very specific recipe on Christmas. This recipe has been passed down for so many generations, the actual author of the recipe is unknown. The source has said that it traces back to their Mennonite and Pennsylvania Dutch ancestors. The recipe was given… Continue Reading »

Matzo Ball Soup Recipe

Informant is grandmother, currently living in Florida having lived most of her life in New Jersey. The following is a family recipe for Matzo Ball Soup which is a traditionally jewish dish served at Passover.   Ingredients (taken down from a handwritten note in the recipe book): • 4 large eggs •¼ cup “schmaltz” rendered… Continue Reading »