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The German Cold Cut Expedition- Fred Reich and Hickory Sweet

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  When I was young (ok, and now) German Cold Cuts (Aufschnitt)  like Schinken, Cervelat, Fleishwurst,  and Leberwurst HAD to be on the table. Not Bologna Not Roast Turkey or Roast Beef My family ate Zungenwurst, Blutwurst, and Mettwurst and Gelbwurst. Sadly, the deli department of our local grocery store didn’t carry anything like that. […]

German Sour Cherry, Chocolate, and Cognac Gugelhupf Cake

Saturday means Deutsche Schule (German School)

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  For most American kids in the 1970’s, Saturday mornings meant eating Sugary Cereals while watching cartoons in pajamas. Not for me…every Saturday morning from the time I entered Kindergarten until I went to High School, I ate my Haverflocken (Oatmeal) or gekochtes Ei (soft boiled egg), then headed off to German School (Deutsche Schule). […]

German Language Schools in America For Kids and Teens

Weekends Mean Kaffeklatsch – Coffee, Cake, and a lot of Laughter!

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    When I was growing up, Sunday was Kaffeeklatsch day. Our family would get together with some other German families that we knew, either in our house, or in their homes. There would always be coffee… there would always be cake. The table would be set with a nice tablecloth and the good china. […]

German Sour Cherry, Chocolate, and Cognac Gugelhupf Cake