Friday, December 6, 2013

Dorothy Tepera Palmer ~ KOLACHES amazing and easy

Instructional Videos included!
For those living in the Texas “Czech Belt”, kolaches are a part of everyday life.

This sweet yeast bread filled with fruit or cheese was brought to the U.S. with Czech immigrants, in the mid-1800s.

A "kolache", for those who have never been blessed with a sampling of the pastry, is a type of pastry that holds a dollop of fruit rimmed by a puffy pillow of supple dough.

This step-by-step guide, complete with pictures and videos, will allow even the most timid baker the opportunity to make this old world classic easily and perfect every time.


Dorothy Tepera Palmer was born in central Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University and spent her professional life in research and translational science. She is proud to be 100% Czech and a second-generation American.
Dorothy was raised in the Texas "Czech-Belt" where she learned to polka and waltz and bake kolaches as did all the other "farm" girls. She is an experienced, professional baker and a retired Research Scientist. She and her husband live near Galveston, TX.
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