This German Rhubarb Compote Recipe is Easy to Make!

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While walking through the Farmer’s Market on Saturday, I was happily surprised to find a vendor selling Rhubarb, and I couldn’t resist buying every stalk she had on display. The problem is, it’s too warm to bake (and eating raw rhubarb is a non-starter!). What to do with 12 stalks of Rhubarb? Now, when I […]


The Pied Piper of Hamelin Story- An 800 Year Mystery Wrapped in a Fairy Tale

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While visiting Germany many years ago I had to visit the town of Hamelin. You see, when I was growing up, one of my favorite records had the Rattenfänger von Hamelin story… the Pied Piper of Hamelin Story. As a child, the idea of all those kids being snatched up because the town fathers didn’t […]


Where to Buy Great Looking, High Quality German Sandals for Women

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While I was growing up, my mother and my Oma always stressed the importance of having “good shoes”. You need a foot bed that gives you support! Then summer comes rolling around, and you want to wear sandals or slides, but how to keep giving your feet the support and comfort they need? Where can […]