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Zesty Lemon Pavlova

Named for the famous ballerina Anna Pavlova, this delicate lemon pavlova is simply divine.

INGREDIENTS

  • Eggs
  • Confectioner's sugar
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Butter
  • Lemon zest

METHOD

  1. Separate egg yolks and whites
  2. In a bowl, whisk egg whites
  3. Add confectioner's sugar
  4. Distribute on baking pan and flatten center lightly with a spoon
  5. Bake for 30 minutes at 250 degrees
  6. While that's baking, squeeze fresh lemon juice into a bowl
  7. Add egg yolks, sugar, and flour then whisk together
  8. Add butter and whisk again
  9. Take the merigues out of the oven once they're ready
  10. Spoon the filling into the center of the meringues
  11. Grate lemon rind and sprinkle the zest over the top of the pavlovas
  12. Serve!

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Here's a delicious Hungarian recipe for creamed zucchini with a hint of dill

  • 6 zucchini squash
  • 1 tbsp of salt
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 3 sprigs of fresh dill
  • 1 very small onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup of sour cream
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 1 3/4 tbsp sugar
4.4/5 (208 Votes)

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Dice onions and brown in melted Crisco in large pot,

  • 2 lbs chuck beef cut into large cubes
  • 3 large onions
  • 2 Tablespoons Crisco
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Hungarian paprika
  • 4 carrots (peeled & cut into pieces)
  • 1 quart water
  • 4 large potatoes (peeled & cut into large cubes)
  • salt & pepper
4.2/5 (29 Votes)

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simple flour dumpling boiled in water

  • 2 cups Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Water (cold)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons oil or butter
4.2/5 (7 Votes)

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This is the old way I learned to make the Hungarian favorite

  • 1 large head of cabbage
  • FILLING:
  • 1 1/2 pounds of ground steak
  • 1 pound of fresh pork sausage
  • 1 c. uncooked rice (to yield 2 cups of cooked rice)
  • 1 large onion chopped small
  • 3 eggs
  • pepper to taste
  • SAUCE:
  • Combine,
  • 1 large 28 ounce can of chopped stewed or regular tomatoes
  • 2- 15 ounce cans tomato sauce
  • Another chopped onion
  • 1 stalk of celery, chopped
  • 1 t. paprika
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 T. of sugar (to counteract the tomato acid)
4.5/5 (4 Votes)

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Beat the eggs lightly with the salt and pepper

  • 2 cups Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Water (cold)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons oil or butter
4.1/5 (40 Votes)

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Partially cook the rice. It should be cooked but a bit chewy

  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 2 cups white rice
  • 1 large diced onion
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 teaspoons Hungarian paprika
  • Seasoning salt
  • black pepper
  • 6 strips hickory bacon
  • 9 cloves garlic
  • 2 smoked hamhocks
  • 2 cabbages
  • Sauce:
  • 1 large can V-8 juice
  • 1 can tomato soup
  • 2 sm cans of tomato sauce
4.3/5 (12 Votes)

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This is a very hearty meal that will quickly fill you up

  • 1 chicken carcass for broth
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1/2 stalk celery minced
  • 1 small carrot, chopped
  • 10 cups water
  • pepper to taste
  • DUMPLINGS:
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 4 c. flour
  • 1/4 t. baking powder
  • small amount of cooled broth
4.3/5 (6 Votes)

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Hungarian Crescent Cookies

  • 8 oz butter
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 2 cups flour
  • Cake/pastry filling (I use Solo brand; I have also used jam or marmalade but they are thinner and tend to run out of the cookie during baking).
  • Powdered sugar
4.3/5 (10 Votes)

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Traditional Hungarian stew of beef, carrots, and potatoes

  • 2 lbs chuck beef cut into large cubes
  • 3 large onions
  • 2 Tablespoons Crisco
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Hungarian paprika
  • 4 carrots (peeled & cut into pieces)
  • 1 quart water
  • 4 large potatoes (peeled & cut into large cubes)
  • salt & pepper
3.9/5 (9 Votes)

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This is a mix-up between the way my Gram made goulash and my mother-in-law makes goulash so I could make my husband

  • 2lb hamburger meat (I use 80% lean)
  • 2.5 cups small elbow macaroni
  • 2 8oz cans tomato juice
  • 2 14oz cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 10oz can mild rotel
  • 26oz Beef stock
  • 2tbls garlic powder
  • 2tbls onion powder
  • salt to taste
4.2/5 (11 Votes)

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