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Spaetzle Recipe

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Mary Ubersax
Added: Saturday, June 24, 2006



1 c. milk
2 eggs
1 t. salt
2- c. flour
2-4 T. butter, softened
Salt & Pepper, to taste

1. Combine the milk, eggs, salt.
2. Add the flour and stir with a wire whisk until the batter is smooth.
3. Have a large pot of boil water.
4. Add a little salt. Lay a flat wire crater across the pot of water.
5. Spoon the batter onto the grater in batches, pressing each batch across and through the wires with a spoon or rubber spatula. Continue until all the batter has been used.
6. Stir the spaetzle and cook for 2-3 minutes or until they all have risen to the surface and taste done when tasted.
7. Drain then toss the spaetzle with the butter and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Use a metal grater with metal wire strung across its 6 by 9" frame
creating 1h square openings. Push the thick batter along the crisscross-ing wires.




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