Thursday, December 4, 2008

Pfferneuse Night!

Every year, my dad's extended family gets together between Thanksgiving and Christmas to make pfferneuse (also known as peppernuts). This tradition is probably close to 50 years old now.

We usually have approximately 30 people show up (aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, dog, etc.) and everyone lends a hand. It starts with my uncle Bill and his son Greg making the dough. From there it gets passed to the rolling people, to the cutting teams, to the stacking people, to the oven. Wow, it's quite a process! We have a couple of different recipes (peanut butter! yum!) we use.

We always miss the family members that can't make it, but it is a great family tradition.

I have some photos...a little blurry. They were taken from my phone.

Joshua and Uncle Kerry hard at work rolling.
Family working together.

Tori and Nana cutting the dough.
Lizzie and mommy taking a break!

Lizzie stacking...or sneaking a peppernut?
Tori on the way home...wiped out!
Exhausted babies!