Viewing cooking as a creative process, I immersed myself in making a huge
batch of cabbage rolls yesterday. Nothing gets my fires started like company
but yesterday it was just the two of us and ...34 cabbage rolls. Polish
cabbage rolls, that is. It's too damn cold outside to do anything so I decided
to see if I can find an easier technique to speed up the wrapping ( I am
called "mamma rapper" here). It wasn't easy. Generally, it's a very laborious
process. That's why we don't have cabbage rolls very often but when we do I
make enough to freeze some for later. It's worth it and we love them.
Now, here is the question I have for you guys...any cabbage roll experts here
The only way I know how to peel the outer leaves is by immersing the cabbage
in hot water for a few minutes until the leaves are pliable and easy to work
with. I peel those and dunk the rest of the cabbage back into the steaming
pot. However, it takes forever. Does anyone know of an easier/faster way?
What can I say. It is still cold out but we have to keep the windows wide
opened....cabbage causes my husband gastric distress. Today he should be the
poster boy for "Purple Flatulence Weekly".