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Biergarten Cookbook Traditional Bavarian Recipes with a Modern Twist

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Biergarten Cookbook Visit any Bavarian Biergarten  during the Summer, and you will see people enjoying the mild weather with a Maß of beer and food. But this isn’t an ordinary picnic… you won’t find plain old ham sandwiches and potato chips… Out of baskets and coolers come fresh Salads, grilled Sausages, a variety of dips, […]

The Shortest History of Germany – A Book Review

Traditional Couture; Folkloric High Fashion in Germany- Amazing Pictures of German Clothes

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Traditional Couture: Folkloric Heritage Costumes Earlier this year I shared the story of how I bought my first “dirndl” or tracht. Because my family is not Bavarian, I didn’t want to buy a Traditional Dirndl. Instead, I hoped to find something that would reflect the region my family came from in Germany, while still maintaining […]

The Shortest History of Germany – A Book Review

The Hangman’s Daughter Book Review- A Mystery Set in Medieval Germany

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 The Hangman’s Daughter (Hangman’s Daughter Tales) I finally have the chance to write a The Hangman’s Daughter book review. I stumbled across the book by Oliver Pötzsch  a while ago, and put it on my shelf. I’m always intrigued by the books from Germany that get translated and become bestsellers in the US. On my way to the […]

The Shortest History of Germany – A Book Review

German Easter Story Books For Kids- Perfect for Easter Baskets!

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Anna hilft dem Osterhasen: Ein Osterbilderbuch für Kinder (Anna und ihre Freunde) (Volume 2) (German Edition) Cute German Easter Story Books for kids are a nice (non-edible and non-messy) addition to the Easter Basket. The stories can be read over and over, long after the chocolate and candies have been eaten. Most of these Easter […]

The Shortest History of Germany – A Book Review

History of Germans in America – German American Life : Recipes and Traditions

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German-American Life: Recipes and Traditions The book German American Life: Recipes and Traditions, by John D Zug and Karin Gottier, describing the History of Germans in America, has been on my shelf for a few years. It’s not a textbook, it’s more a series of essays written by German Americans detailing their experiences. Mixed in […]

The Shortest History of Germany – A Book Review