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Grünkohlsuppe Recipe from an American Kitchen- Denglish Kale Soup

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In Northern Germany Grünkohl or Kale comes to the table quite often in winter. (I was eating Kale WAY before Kale was cool). People will even make a Grünkohlfahrt (giggle), which is a strenuous hike followed by a traditional meal of Kale. My mother’s kitchen was German, that meant WE ate a lot of Kale […]

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Super Easy German Fanta Cake or Fantakuchen Recipe

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You probably won’t find Fanta Cake in a fancy German Cafe, but don’t scoff at this super easy and quick to make Fantakuchen Recipe. When my kids were young, I loved having what I called “afterschool cake” recipes. Snack cakes, that could be whipped up without too much fuss. And this one is done in […]

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Our Traditional German Christmas Dinner Menu

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Even though 2020 is a strange year with Pandemic Lockdowns and Restrictions on Visits, we are going to do our best to put together the traditional German Christmas Dinner menu for Christmas Day. When I was growing up, we would alternate Christmas dinner between our house, and my god-parent’s house.  All of us dressed in […]

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Russian German Honey Cake Recipe (from my friend Josephine)

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I held off sharing this Honey Cake Recipe for a long time because of its origins. You see, I  got it from my friend Josephine, who got it from her Russian-German Grandmother (after MUCH arm twisting and spying). The cake didn’t look like the flat square Honig Kuchen I saw in my Dr. Oetker.  Now… […]

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Weihnachtspunsch Recipe -German Christmas Punch

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One thing I discovered on last year’s Christmas Market tour is that there are MANY more hot drink choices than just Glühwein and Feuerzangenbowle. I saw Kinderpunsch (punch for kids) Eierlikorpunsch (sort of a warm Eggnoggy punsch) and  Weihnachtspunsch or Christmas Punch. This rich hot Punch came loaded with holiday flavors… but until I found […]

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German Side Dish Ideas for Thanksgiving Dinner

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[no_toc] When I was growing up, my mother never made the traditional American Thanksgiving meal of big roast Turkey, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, etc.  We would have a German meal instead (which was fine by me, I’ll take a pork roast any day). Still, after being married to an American, I learned to make […]

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