Kielbasa Sauerkraut and Potatoes

Kielbasa Sauerkraut and Potatoes

Kielbasa Sauerkraut and Potatoes is an easy one-dish recipe to make for your family as a weeknight dinner. Flavored with onion, garlic, thyme, and sage, it’s quite satisfying. And did I mention how easy it is to prepare? Make this dinner in under 45 minutes 

Szarlotka – Polish Apple Pie

Szarlotka – Polish Apple Pie

This Szarlotka – Polish Apple Pie is a dessert very similar to a cobbler. Saucy cinnamon apple filling nestled between two layers of a crumbly buttery crust. So delicious. You may substitute the apples with blueberries or mixed berries, which is also very good in 

Battenburg Cake with Homemade Marzipan

Battenburg Cake with Homemade Marzipan

This summer I made Battenburg Cake with Homemade Marzipan for the first time. It was also the first time I’d ever eaten it. And it was delicious! Possibly my very favorite tea cake to date! Flavored with almond and strawberry, the checkerboard cake is then 

Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Preserves

Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Preserves

These Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Preserves are sweet and festive, perfect for holiday baking. They make a great tea party food, too!

Twisted Apple Speculaas Bread

Twisted Apple Speculaas Bread

Make this Twisted Apple Speculaas Bread when you want to impress your family or friends. It’s the perfect bread to serve in the fall or during the holiday season, as it makes two delightful loaves that are so pretty with their twisted form. Flavored with 

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! 

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. (Recipe modified with new photos on 1/6/22) I’ve made these