Tag Archives: comfort food

Trek to an American Classic: Meatloaf

This school year, my husband and I have been hosting a foreign exchange student from Germany.  For us, the transition has been very easy, as we often travel to Germany and enjoy a fair amount of schnitzel, pretzels, and beer. … Continue reading

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Trek to German Tradition: Apple Strudel

While we’ve all been celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, I’ve been reminiscing on all of my previous journeys to Germany.  As you may know, this land holds a special place in my heart:  its … Continue reading

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Trek to Fall Favorites: Fresh Pumpkin Kitchen Tips

The question was posed to me, What’s My Favorite Fall Recipe?  As I thought about my all the foods I love in fall, there was one common item:  Pumpkin.  Not pumpkin spiced.  Not pumpkin flavored.  Food with real actual pumpkin … Continue reading

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Trek to my Fall Bucket List

Finally, I’ve turned the calendar to October.   I can now officially recognize the fact Autumn is here.  I know this sounds pretty mundane, given that Fall is an annual occurrence.  But for me, this year is special. For the … Continue reading

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Trek to Oktoberfest: Bavarian Schnitzel

Oktoberfest.  The annual German event celebrating the Autumn tapping of the previous Spring’s märzen beer brew.  Many images come to mind when one thinks of Oktoberfest; beer is usually the first on any list.  For me, I love the sight of little girls … Continue reading

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Trek to Summer: Chicken and Fresh Corn Soup

Summer is now more than half over, and the farmer’s markets are in full swing with local fruits and vegetables.  For me, this time of year is meant for gorging on fresh blueberries and eating ripe tomatoes as if they were apples. … Continue reading

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