German Cabbage with Bacon

German Cabbage with Bacon

This German Cabbage with Bacon recipe is a tangy, delicious side dish to serve your family, especially good with a pork or corned beef dinner. Filled with cabbage, onion, bell peppers, and bacon, it’s perfect for your next Oktoberfest celebration!  Our family loves cabbage dishes, …

Creamy Cabbage and Bratwurst Soup

Creamy Cabbage and Bratwurst Soup

Creamy Cabbage and Bratwurst Soup is a delicious light soup to serve on a cool evening. Seasoned with celery, carrots, onions, and chunks for bratwurst, it’s sure to please anyone who enjoys cabbage. I like to serve this soup with a hard crusty sourdough bread, …

Sourdough Rye Bread

Sourdough Rye Bread

Sourdough Rye Bread is a wonderful recipe that our youngest daughter took to the county fair and won Best Bread with. It’s a hearty bread full of flavor from molasses, caraway seeds, anise seed, and cardamom. I love serving this bread with corned beef or …

German Springerle Christmas Cookies

German Springerle Christmas Cookies

A few years ago I made these hard, licorice-flavored cookies for the first time and had such fun learning about the history of them. There is a great deal of history and baking knowledge when it comes to German Springerle Christmas Cookies. Beautiful Molds that …

Spiced Speculaas Cookies

Spiced Speculaas Cookies

These Spiced Speculaas Cookies are delicious and nearly identical to those windmill cookies you can buy in the store. Only better. Try them. One of my favorite cookies and perfect to serve with hot tea I’ve made these cookies with a windmill cookie cutter, and …

Bratwurst with Roasted Vegetables

Bratwurst with Roasted Vegetables

Bratwurst with Roasted Vegetables (and Gnocchi) is an amazingly easy sheet pan dinner to prepare for your family. Packed with vegetables, it’s loaded with roasted potatoes, green peppers, onions, zucchini, mushrooms, and brussels sprouts. Plus it has the added bonus of crisp, yet chewy and …

German Style Cabbage Salad

German Style Cabbage Salad

Both sides of my husband’s family are of German heritage, plus we’re Lutheran. This means we eat a lot of German food, especially cabbage. German Style Cabbage Salad is a nice alternative to the creamy coleslaw recipes that abound in summer. Plus, it’s perfect for …

Pork Schnitzel with Cream Sauce

Pork Schnitzel with Cream Sauce

*Recipe slightly modified on 9/20/21 Pork Schnitzel with Cream Sauce is one of our favorite comfort dinners. It works well for a Sunday dinner or for your next Oktoberfest celebration. This is an easy dish to serve your family. Much like Chicken Fried Steak, the …

Oktoberfest – German Food Recipes

Oktoberfest – German Food Recipes

Being Lutheran with German heritage on both sides of my husband’s family, we enjoy lots of German food. Which means, we eat a lot of cabbage and sausage! Every year, our church holds a celebration of food for Oktoberfest – German Food Recipes.   What …

Hamburger Cabbage Skillet

Hamburger Cabbage Skillet

Hamburger Cabbage Skillet is an easy, one-pot dish to serve your family on a busy weeknight or when you just don’t feel like doing much in the kitchen. My family loves German and Irish food, and they love cabbage. Sweet cabbage. Stuffed cabbage. Cabbage in …