Tuesday, January 12, 2010
TWD: Mrs. Vogel's Scherben
This week's Tuesdays with Dorie recipe was chosen by Teanna of Spork of Foon?. She chose Mrs. Vogel's Scherben. I was nervous about these, because the first time I ever fried something was when I did the cannoli challenge, only a couple of months ago. But, I had nothing to worry about. The dough for these is simple, and it's mixed together with a wooden spoon, which I love. It's chilled (of course), and then rolled out paper-thin. Then you cut it into strips with slits in the end and chill it some more. Mine came out all different sizes, and I found that the smaller ones were crispier. They took less than 2-3 minutes to fry, which is what Dorie said they would take, but they were easy and (mostly) didn't curl up or give me any other problems. My only comment is that they have to be rolled in the cinnamon sugar right away in order for it to stick, and also we found that they didn't need the extra powdered sugar that you are supposed to put on before serving. These were delicious and HIGHLY addictive! If you like crispy fried foods, you should definitely make these. You can buy the book or find the recipe here. Enjoy!