in the kitchen with
a term of endearment for a loveable squishy grandmother. This book is dedicated to one eggy-weggy in particular. The most loveable eggy-weggy on the planet: Winifred Neal.
contents Great Eggy-Weggy’s Braided Bread Comfort Crackerball Soup Aunt Linda’s Famous Cookies Great Gran’s Cran-Apple Sauce
a traditional Horel family recipe. Winifred Nealâ€™s famous raisin bread. Fun to make, bake and eat.
Nuts and Raisins
prep Over low heat, melt 2 sticks of butter in
1 quart of milk. Add 3 cups of sugar and 2-3 tsp salt.
Let yeast develop in warm water or milk.
Add 2.5 lbs of flour, 2 beaten eggs, small bottle of lemon extract and nutmeg to mixture. Mix well.
Gradually add another 2.5 lbs of flour.
Work dough until it puffs. Let rise until doubled.
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Roll out rectangular pieces of dough. Cover with nuts and raisins.
Shape into a tube. Cut into five pieces.
Braid three pieces for the bottom of the loaf, and twist two pieces for the top. Pinch ends to hold.
Let rise until doubled. Brush with egg wash. Bake at 275.
all thatâ€™s left is to
soothing Horel family souls for generations. “My Grandma made this soup often and my Mom would bring home a pot of it and we would have it for dinner. It was a real treat!” Linda Nealon remembers. “This soup is my very best comfort food!”
Salt and Pepper
Evaporated Milk Onions Egg
Finely crush 1 large box of saltines
and chop 1/3 cup of parsley. Mix with 1 can evaporated milk and an egg.
(optional: 2 tablespoons melted butter.)
For stuffing: shape into log, wrap in foil and bake.
For soup: shape into small balls to cook in broth.
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Cook chicken in a large pot of water with a sprinkling of salt and pepper, cut-up onions and celery.
Bring to a boil, cover and simmer until
the meat is falling off the bone. Remove
chicken and strain broth into another large pot.
Bring to a boil and add a chopped
head of cauliflower. While still boiling add the crackerballs and simmer for 30 mins.
a tasty treat the Neal family waits for every holiday season. Linda Nealonâ€™s famous sugar cookies. Delightful and delicious.
whip up Butter Sugar Egg
Vanilla and Lemon Extract
Cream 1 cup butter and 2/3 cup sugar. Beat in 1 egg,
1 tsp vanilla extract and 1/2 tsp lemon extract.
Combine and add 2.5 cups flour and 1/2 tsp salt. Chill 3-4 hours.
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Use a well floured pastry cloth and rolling pin cover to roll out dough to less than 1/4 inch. Cut out into shapes and place on a greased cookie sheet.
Bake 6-8 minutes at 350.
Cool briefly before removing from cookie sheet.
Ice or decorate however you please!
save a few for Santa then
your turkey’s even sweeter with a side of great gran’s cran. Grandma Horel’s tasty-take on the traditional Thanksgiving condiment.
simmer Cranberries Applesauce
(or fresh apples)
Bring 1 cup water and
3/4 cup sugar to a boil in a medium sauce pan.
Add 1 12 oz package of fresh whole cranberries.
Bring back to a boil.
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Reduce heat and add a small jar
of applesauce or cut up fresh apples
like Grandma Horel. Cook for 10 minutes.
Cool and put through a strainer to remove pulp.
Serve with your Thanksgiving feast, or any
meal that could use the sweetness of great Granâ€™s cran.