First of all I want to thank Brady for his help with the post from yesterday. I didn't post the pictures I took on Sunday. I wanted to give him all the limelight.
We had the boys most of the day. It was a beautiful day to be outside, as you can tell by the pictures from our backyard.
Brady peeking through the big rock
King of the rock
The other King
I've had several inquires on the shavings. This is a recipe I got from BT's grandmother. She had all her recipes memorized. And she could tell them to you in German as well as English.
To make Shavings, here is what I do: Take 3 or 4 or more eggs and beat well by hand with a fork. Beat in a pinch of salt and 1 to 2 tablespoons of milk. Beat some more. Start adding flour, about a cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add enough flour until it's a soft dough that you can roll out. Keep your counter floured well. Roll very thin. Thinner than pie crust.
I then use a pizza cutter to cut into rectangles about 2 by 3 inches. Make two or three slits in each one.
Fry immediately in hot oil (I use Canola). Drain and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon that you have put in a old shaker. Enjoy!
Let me know if you try them.
Why are they called shavings? Grandma thought they looked like the wood shavings on the floor of Grandpa's carpenter shop.
As for the recipe for my pepper jelly, it's sure-jell. Take the jelly and put it over a block of creme cheese. Spread on crackers. Oh gosh is that good! If you're close by I'm up to a few more trades! I wish Sara was closer, she has items she is willing to trade. Maybe even maple syrup!
I hope we all stay safe tonight. Strong storms are predicted.
70 degrees 10PM