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The Flour is Different – German Recipes for the American Kitchen

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The Flour Is Different: German Heritage Recipes and Traditions “The Flour is Different… Das Mehl ist Anders.” My mom took one look at the cover of this book and said, “ It’s true, the flour here is different”. For German Bakers in America, this can be rather frustrating. Baked goods like bread and cakes don’t […]

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson- My Review

German Life Magazine Subscription- Travel, Culture, Recipes and Heritage

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German Life I’ve had a German Life Magazine Subscription for the past 7 or 8 years. German Life Magazine, for those of you who haven’t been lucky enough yet to discover it, is a magazine for anyone who loves Germany or has a German speaking heritage (The magazine is not just Germany, the magazine also […]

How to Apply to German Universities- Resources and Tips for a Successful Application

Der StruwwelPeter (in English)- How German Parents Kept Kids in Line

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  Struwwelpeter in English Translation (Dover Children’s Classics) German Stories and Fairy Tales for kids were NOT all sweetness and light. Aschenputtel’s (Cinderella’s) sisters get their feet cut off….and Max and Moritz get eaten by ducks. And then there was Stuwwelpeter (and Struwwelliese…). It’s truly a wonder any of us got any sleep at all […]

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson- My Review

Dr. Oetker School Cookbook (Schulkochbuch) My Kitchen Lifeline!

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My copy of  the Dr.Oetker School Cookbook (Schulkochbuch) is a bit worn out and falling apart. There are stains on many of the pages and drips have glued some pages together. You could honestly say that this book has been used! I got this book when I moved away from home many, many (many) years […]

German Monthly Gift Box Subscriptions- Which is the Right One for YOU?