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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Are you hungry, hungry for schnitzel?

http://awakenings2012.blogspot.com/2016/09/hugs-cuddles.html for more fun!

With so many daily celebrations attacking the sweet tooth, it is quite pleasing to see a day's plate filled with something on the savory side. Meaty, breaded and fried sounds pretty good. It has a funny sounding name. What comes first to your mind when you hear the word schnitzel? Think song. Think movie Sound of Music.

“Cream colored ponies and crisp apple strudels,
doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles”

September 9 is...
National Wiener Schnitzel Day

What exactly is Wiener Schnitzel, aka wienerschnitzel? Simply put per Wikipedia it is a very thin, breaded and pan fried cutlet made from veal. It is one of the best known specialties of Viennese cuisine and is a national dish of Austria. It is also a common dish to Germany. The History of Wienerschnitzel enlightens us with the origin of Wiener Schnitzel neither being German nor Austrian.
Wiener Schnitzel Recipe

The Classic "traditional" Wiener Schnitzel uses Veal. However, you may substitute with pork (sometimes referred to in Germany as Schweine-Schnitzel nach Wiener Art), chicken (H├╝hnerschnitzel), or turkey (Putenschnitzel). Also any kind of meat can be used, as long as you are able to pound it into a large, flat cutlet.
There is even a 'wienerschnitzel' restaurant that serves hamburgers and hot dogs! Um-m-m-m?

Vintage Der Wienerschnitzel commercial (1977)

If you're hungry, hungry for schnitzel, clap you hands!

Then, get to work and get it made!

yum, yum, yum . . . yummy!

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