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Making My Own Knish

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I've only found one really great Knish, and it isn't that close to home - so I'd like to make my own.

Does anyone have a good recipe? Tips? Tricks?

Thanks!

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  1. I spent many years trying to recreate the taste and consistency of my grandmother's knishes and ultimately got it by doing the following: I make a crust of flour, water salt, corn oil and an egg (I don't use measurements, just feel), and roll out. It should be thin and a little oily, I find. The filling is mashed potatoes with sauteed onions, salt, pepper and an egg to bind the filling together.

    On the other hand, I just bought the Jewish vegetarian cookbook "The Olive Tree and Honey" and it seems to contain some very interesting knich recipes along the same lines as my recreation--but with measurements.

    Good luck and happy new year.

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    1. re: marcie

      Tried the pastry dough version from that book and it was excellent. I'll have to try some others soon.

      Thanks for the help!