Book Reviews

The Original Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: The Complete First Edition- It’s not all Sweetness and Light

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  The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: The Complete First Edition Boy did Disney get it wrong! The Original fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, were not about sweetness and light, they were dark and bloody stories meant to frighten or teach.  When the brothers compiled their first edition, the stories […]

Who are Max and Moritz? Behind Wilhelm Busch’s Bad Boy Stories

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 […]

German Sour Cherry, Chocolate, and Cognac Gugelhupf Cake

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 […]

D’lustig’n Wendlstoana Tanzgruppe- Keeping up Tradition with Dance