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  4. Categories : Soups Breads

  5. Holiday Ethnic

  6. Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --

  7. 5 c Unbleached All-Purpose Flour

  8. 1 t Salt

  9. 2 tb Butter

  10. 1 c Evaporated Milk

  11. 1/2 c Water as needed

  12. Do not use Condensed milk in this recipe

  13. Combine the flour and salt in a large bowl, forming a

  14. well in the middle. Add the butter and milk and mix

  15. lightly until the flour is absorbed. (Add a little

  16. warm water as needed.) Knead until the dough sticks

  17. together, cover and allow to rest for a few minutes,

  18. then knead until smooth. Cover and set aside.

  19. Place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl, turn, and cover for about 1/2 .

  20. Place 1/4 of the dough on a floured work surface,

  21. re-covering the rest of the dough. Roll into a

  22. circle, starting at the center and rolling outwards to

  23. maintain an even thickness, turn over and from the

  24. center, roll the dough out to about 1/8-inch

  25. thickness. Run a hand under the bottom to loosen it.

  26. With a 3 biscuit cutter or a glass, cut into rounds.

  27. When done cutting, place 1 T of the filling on one

  28. side of each, flipping the other half over the top and sealing with your fingers or a fork. Be sure to seal

  29. these well. Place each of the dumplings on a floured

  30. cooky sheet, keeping the dumplings covered with a

  31. towel. Repeat with the remaining dough, saving the

  32. scraps until last. Use as little flour as possible in

  33. this process or the scraps will be come tough and 12 to 15 varenyky into 3 quarts of

  34. boiling water, in a large Dutch oven. Do not

  35. overcrowd. Stir and cook for about 3 - 4 minutes.

  36. Drain in a collander and place on a lightly oiled

  37. cookies sheet, shaking to coat with a thin film to

  38. prevent sticking. Do not pile the dumplings on top of

  39. each other. If the varenyky are to be frozen, remove

  40. with a slotted spoon when they float to the top. DO

  41. NOT overcook. To freeze. Place in the freezer on an

  42. oiled cookie sheet when they are at room temp.. When

  43. they are frozen hard, store in tightly sealed plastic

  44. bags. Varenyky may be poached, pan-fried or steamed,

  45. served as an accompaniment with meats, or served with

  46. sour cream, chopped sauteed onions, plain yogurt,

  47. bacon or sausages. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -


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