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Fingernudeln mit Kraut und Salat

A Global Rivalry With Local Rootssport_soccer_LowRes

With the start of the soccer world championship, you may want to pay close attention to Team Germany vs. Team USA. It’s not just a continental athletic competition, but also a distinct regional rivalry between German coach Joachim Löw, who hails from the Baden (Black Forest region), and USA coach Jürgen Klinsmann, who hails from Schwaben (the Swabian region around Stuttgart). We’re taking a closer look from a culinary angle of this head-to-head match up …  » read more…

A “Grillmeister’s” Dream

BBQ

Is your father a Grillmeister with German heritage? If yes, then he might just like to top his freshly grilled steak, sausages, and skewers with flavorful German condiments, accompanied by potato knoedel, cucumber salad and enhanced by imported German “Export” beer, brandy-on-ice or delightful desserts. It’s that time of year again where men get to show off their latest grilling techniques and toys. We’ve collected some meal ideas, recipe suggestions, and authentic product samplers for a truly delicious Grillfest with a German flavor…. » read more…

Summer Cake MadnessBee-Sting-Cake

Let Freedom Ring! Enjoy a sweet moment this 4th of July and put the “cherry on top” of an All American Meal with delightful German cakes and desserts. It is a great opportunity to celebrate the contributions of Germans in the fight for American independence …aber bitte mit Sahne (but please, with whipped cream). Prepare an epic patriotic menu featuring these classic German summer cakes that will totally stand out. … » read more…