Daily Archives: Monday, 21 January 2019

new toy: dumpling press

summary: making homemade pierogies; new toy makes the work go faster; dumpling press; playing with the filling: blueberry; read the label on commercial yoghurt;

For Christmas, my sister gave us a little kit for punching out various sized dumplings. And suddenly, we neeeeeeded to have pierogies stuffed with potato and cheese and served with yoghurt and caramelized onions.


T raced down to the kitchen to make the dough, potato filling, and caramelize the onions. Also, because we realized we had too many frozen blueberries, (is that really possible?) he made a blueberry compote.

Once the dough had rested enough, he used our hand-crank pasta maker to roll out the dough.

Then, doubting that a dumpling press would actually make things go more smoothly, using two different sizes, we tried them out.

making pierogis

Whoa!! How simple was that?! Was. it. ever. easy!
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