By Toni Brendel,Sidonka Wadina,Melinda Bradnan,Deb Schense,Miriam Canter,Dorothy Crum,Kim Hayes,Connie Schnoebelen,Dwayne Bourret,Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret
Toni Brendel’s Czech-Slovak historical past is pricey to the center of this Phillips, Wisconsin local. She maintains to check and write concerning the tradition of the Slovak humans and retains in shut touch with neighbors and kinfolk in Slovakia. She is the writer of Penfield’s Slovak American Touches. integrated are Toni’s images from Slovakia.
Slovak grasp folks Artist, Sidonka Wadina, was once raised in a Slovak local in Milwaukee’s Menomonee River Valley. Her grandmothers who emigrated from Slovakia endured to perform the normal arts of baking and egg adorning. on the age of 3, she started to aid them in particular with the making of Slovak dumplings; now, after a life of getting ready Slovak ethnic meals, Sidonka has generously agreed to percentage with us adored recipes and unique illustrations.
Sidonka’s Medovnicky (Slovak Honey Cookies)
4 eggs, overwhelmed well
3/4 pound brown sugar (1 cup)
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup honey
2 oz candy unsalted butter
1 teaspoon baking soda
1-1/4 kilos flour (5 cups)
Mix eggs, sugar, vanilla, honey and butter. upload baking soda and flour; combine good. permit stand in fridge (covered) in a single day. Roll out, lower into middle shapes, and on greased cookie sheets bake at four hundred levels approximately 7 mins. Frost with layout development. Makes approximately four dozen cookies reckoning on size.
Note: those recognized heart-shaped cookies baked by means of Sidonka are in this book’s cover.