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Old 02-28-2006, 09:36 PM   #11
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My mother used to make miniature cinnamon rolls with leftover bread dough. but I especially liked when she had leftover pie crust. She would roll it out and put butter, cinnamon and sugar on it and bake. It was like a grand tea party.
My grandmother did the same thing.
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Old 02-28-2006, 10:00 PM   #12
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Isn't that cool...3 of us have the same memory.
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Old 03-04-2006, 05:09 PM   #13
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This isn't something you'd want to do everyday because it's really high in fat, but deep frying little pieces of scrap dough is really tasty. Right when you take them out of the oil you can season them either with sugar/cinnamon or can make them savoury by sprinkling on some pretzel salt and some kind of herb. (oregano is good)

It's a nice little treat...
Yeah that's good too! Almost like a homemade churro!
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:17 PM   #14
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Okay, here is another idea to try. I made it this afternoon with some leftover dough after making bread and it was so delicious!

Cheese and Onion Bread Bites:
I took the scrap dough and rolled it out into a long, skinny rectangle. (about 30cm long and 15cm wide) I then sprinkled on some finely minced onion bits and grated cheddar and romano cheese. I then rolled it lengthwise and then used kitchen sheers to cut little 1inch bite sized pieces. (the snipping pinched the edges of dough together so that the cheese/onion would stay inside) I then pressed each little piece into a few granules of pretzel salt and baked them in the oven until golden.

They turned out so well! Anyone who likes cheese and/or onion bread should give these a try!
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Old 03-07-2006, 10:32 PM   #15
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my Mom started giving me pie dough when i was quite small, i'd say like 5? cinnamon-sugar on that dough.
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You all have great ideas for dough scraps. I'm going to try the chocolate calzone for sure! I usually make pigs-in-a-blanket and cheese and pepperoni calzones with scraps.
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Yeah that's good too! Almost like a homemade churro!
Churro! Churro! Churro! That's amazing! My wife always likes to tell the story of when she used to live in Spain, in her twenties. She lived just outside of Barcelona, by the sea. She used to go to university in Barcelona. It was a habit of hers to go to this little café and order a churro, and the waiter would always yell from her table, too the kitchen, "Un a churro e una café poura la guapa." (please forgive my spelling as I don't write in Spainish - sorry). Which means a churro and a coffee for the beautiful one.

So when you used that word it brings back her telling of this beautiful little tail, that she still tells from time to time, after all these years.

Thanks for the great memories.
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Bri that makes me think of when I was learning Spanish in school. Our textbook was titled Churros Y Cholcolate.
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Bri that makes me think of when I was learning Spanish in school. Our textbook was titled Churros Y Cholcolate.
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That is exactly what my wife was studying in spain. She was finishing her Bachelor in languages.

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