and Their Fillings
December 9, 2003
By Avi Green
Well, it's wintertime, and I guess a couple of nice, warm blintzes
might do for those of you who're looking for a great dairy meal for
the season. So here we go with our recipe listings.
First off, the blintze batter up.
1 cup milk or water
1/2 tablespoon salt
2 tablespoons salad oil
3/4 cup sifted flour
Butter or oil for frying
Beat the eggs, milk, salt, and salad oil together. Stir in the
Heat a little butter or oil in a 6-inch skillet. Pour about 2
tablespoons of the batter into it, tilting the pan to coat the
bottom. Use just enough batter to make a very thin pancake. Let the
bottom brown, then carefully turn out onto a napkin, browned side
up. Proceed to make the rest of the pancakes.
Spread 1 heaping tablespoon of any of the fillings along one side of
the pancake. Turn opposite sides in and roll up like a jelly roll.
You can fry the blintzes in butter or oil and bake them in a 425
farenheit oven until browned. Makes about 18.
Serve the dairy blintzes with sour cream.
Which brings us to the next part of this installment, the sour cream
batter for the blintzes! Roll it.
1/4 cup milk
3/4 cup sour cream
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup sifted flour
Butter for frying
Beat together the egg, milk, sour cream and salt. Stir in the flour,
and mix it until it's smooth.
Heat some butter in a 7-inch skillet. Pour about 2 tablespoons of
the batter into it, tilting the pan to spread the batter evenly. Fry
until browned, and turn to brown on the other side.
Place a heaping tablespoon of one of the fillings on each pancake.
Tuck in the opposite sides and roll up. Arrange in a buttered baking
dish and bake in a 450 farenheit oven for 10 minutes.
This batter makes for a rich pancake, and is more suitable for sweet
fillings. Makes about 16.
Next up, is fillings for the blintzes.
1 egg white
1 1/2 cups finely chopped
4 tablespoons of sugar
1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
3 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons melted
Beat the egg white until it begins to stiffen. Fold in the apples,
sugar and cinnamon. Fill the pancakes and arrange in a buttered
baking pan. Sprinkle with the brown sugar and butter.
Bake in a 400 farenheit oven 20 minutes. Makes about 18 good ones.
1/2 cup shredded cabbage
1/2 cup grated carrots
1/2 cup finely sliced
3/4 cup diced onions
3 tablespoons butter or
1 tablespoon salt
Dash cayenne pepper
Cook the cabbage, carrots, green pepper and onions in the butter or
oil for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season with the salt and
2 cups ground cooked meat
2 tablespoons grated onion
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons minced
Mix all the ingredients together.
2 cups drained cottage cheese
1 egg yolk
3/4 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon melted butter
2 tablespoons sugar (optional)
1 teaspoon lemon juice (optional)
Beat the cheese, egg yolk, salt and butter together. Add the sugar
or lemon juice if you like - some people like it sweet, others
1 1/2 cups blueberries
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
Toss all the ingredients together for a ball.
So there you have it, everybody. Choose whichever method of
preparation you prefer, and you'll be able to enjoy some great dairy
or meat meals for the wintertime. And that's all for today. Have a
great season, everybody!
Copyright 2003 Avi Green. All rights reserved.
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