January 10, 2009

My First Dolma

Lookee what I did!!! I made grape leaves!!!
I found the recipe at my FAVORITE food blog, A Year Of Crockpotting. By the way, she completed the year and I MISS her daily posts!
Anyhow, I have always loved Dolmas. I used to get to eat them all the time when a worked, which seems like a lifetime ago now! A guy I worked with would bring them in all the time and mmmmm....YUMMY!
When I found THIS RECIPE, I knew I had to try them. It actually seemed pretty simple. And it actually WAS pretty simple. The hardest part for me was finding the jar of the actual grape leaves. (Those are NOT just in any supermarket! At least, not where I live...)
I am the ONLY ONE in this house that will eat them. The rest of my family gags at the very idea of taking a bite of one. To me, they are DELICIOUS! Now, I'm not really sure if they taste authentic. It's been YEARS since I've had the real ones! I can safely say that I have single-handedly eaten almost all of them myself. Besides feeling like a total glutton, I am quite pleased.
BIL mentioned that they look like wet dog poop.
You can't please everyone....

THANKS, STEPHANIE!!! Once again, you rock!


Crockpot Lady said...

oh Leann, I'm so glad you liked them! lol on your family not touching them. That's okay sometimes for moms! ;-0

Jessie said...

I saw the first picture and thought "fudge gone wrong," but then I saw what they were. Is that shit appetizing?