What’s New in October: Weinfest, Eat Pumpkin, Martin Luther Day

Weinfests in Germany

Weinfests are almost as popular as the Oktoberfest in Germany. The country actually lies thick with vineyards. They are within the sight of Bonn, Beethoven’s city and Germany’s former capital. They remember Roman footsteps near the amphitheater at Trier and they hear Mercedes-Benz engines hum at Stuttgart. There are vineyards at Heidelberg, Worms and Würzburg, near the spa at Baden-Baden and even … Read More »

Reformation Day Celebration

It’s the end of a year-long anniversary celebration dedicated to Martin Luther and his Reformation Day. We feature three regional culinary specialties from Saxony-Anhalt – Luther Cake, Luther Cookies, and Luther Bread – created in recent years as a culinary homage to this historical figure. On October 30, on Hallow’s Eve, the party is on to commemorate … The 95 … Read More »

Recipe Collections - Pumpkin and Squash Recipes

Pumpkins and Squash are fall’s favorite foods. Not just for displays of scary faces on Halloween. The fruit flesh (yes, these are no vegetables) tastes great and makes a fantastic ingredient for soups, pies, grilled entrees, and desserts. Kürbis (pumpkin) and Moschus-Kürbis (butternut squash) are equally popular in North America as they are in Europe and Germany. Our collection of … Read More »

What to Cook This Month

Bavarian Radish Salad with VInaigrette
Bavarian Radish Salad in Vinaigrette
Oktoberfest Party Bites
Party Sandwiches
Mushroom Spaetzle Pan
Baked Gingerbread Apples
Baked Gingerbread Apples