I'm on the third day of a Doctor Who marathon, waiting waiting waiting for the Christmas special tonight at 9:00. We've been hooked into the BBC for so long, Robert wasn't sure if that was the real Queen giving her Christmas Day greating to Great Britain, or a character on a DW episode.
Now, you will notice that I do NOT prick the skin. Therefore, should you choose to try this recipe, you shall not prick the skin. Trust me, and if you don't trust me, trust Mama Leah.
If you can find this book, buy it - it is a lovely, hamisch Jewish cookbook. If you have this and Mimi Sheraton's book From My Mother's Kitchen, you can spend an afternoon in Flatbush whenever you feel the need.