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. We’ve collected some meal ideas, recipe suggestions, and authentic product samplers for a truly delicious Grillfest with a German flavor.
It’s that time of year again where men get to show off their latest grilling techniques and toys. What better way to celebrate the beginning of the grilling season or Father’s Day with some old favorites with German roots, such as crispy bratwurst with creamy potato salad.
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Appeal to your creative side this year by introducing novel recipes, like Colorful Meat Skewers and a Cool Kraut Salad, that are delightfully paired with refreshing German beers and cocktails to bring two cultures to one table. More recipes for a German Barbecue (BBQ)
Add heat to Father’s Day by introducing new variations on the classic and favorite condiment of ketchup. Curry ketchup, also known as curry sauce, adds a flare of curry with the smooth finish of ketchup to any grilled wurst.
Mustard is a must at every Grillfest. Experience sensationally flavored Bavarian or Düsseldorfer mustards that range in flavor from sweet and tangy to savory and spicy. Dishes matching mustards include Pigs in a Blanket, Wiener Schnitzel, and Hofbräuhaus Beer Basted Knackwurst with Onions and Hot Mustard.
While the grill is hot, cool down with thirst-quenching alcoholic and non-alcoholic summer drinks to complete the occasion. German summer favorites include Radler, Raspberry Beer Cooler, and Strawberry Punch. And of course, a German beer will be happily welcomed by your father. Happy Father’s Day!