Sunday, February 3, 2008

All in the name of Chrus-ciki!

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In honor of Fat Tuesday, I attended a "Paczki-Palooza" of sorts! Thanks to Chef Dobra and her family at Delightful Pastries, we helped make chrusciki crueller cookies and fried our own paczki, glazed and filled them.
Delightful Pastries
5927 W. Lawrence Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630

The following are pics of the chrustciki making event:

Chef Dobra talking about the chrusciki dough
which has orange & lemon oils, sour cream
and even alcohol mixed in!
The tool that we deemed as the
chrusciki "doo-dad" or "thingamajigger"
It was a special piece Chef Dobra received from
a family member and is over 50 years old!
The chrusciki or "angel wings" ready for the fryer:Let's get frying!

Chef Dobra checking the finished chrusciki:
Dusting them with powdered sugar
while slightly cooled:
Behold... the beauty of Chrusciki!

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