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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 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 Fresh Summer: Peach Cobbler

Cobbler, Crisp, and Crumble.  Much like hoagies, heroes and subs, we all have our own label for this fresh-fruit baked good.  Technically they each have a slightly different twist.  Cobblers have a biscuit-type dough, while crisps may have an oatmeal crust topping.   … Continue reading

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Trek to the Slow-Cooker: Bacon-Beer-BBQ Baked Beans

What more do I need to say?  We all love Bar-B-Que, Bacon is an American staple, and Beer really needs no elaboration.  All of these words evoke the idea of summertime picnics and good times with friends and family. Baked … 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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Trek to My Kitchen: Classic German Potato Salad

Sometimes the weirdest things catch the attention of people and the news.  Take for example, the phenomenon of Cat-Breading or the incomprehensible Honey Boo Boo.  One that recently caught my eye was a man doing the simple task of making his … Continue reading

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