Sheltie Max and Cooper love the treats

Pumpkin-Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Which dog owner does not know that? Just as you think about giving your dearest and most loyal friend doggie treats, the pup is already standing next to you and begs. Since Max and Cooper give us such joy and gratitude, I wanted to do something special. Since I am concerned about their health and well being, I wondered if there are alternatives to store … Continue reading Pumpkin-Peanut Butter Dog Treats

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Schinkennudeln, a very tasty German Ham and noodle dish

The Schinkennudel dish brings back memories of my childhood that makes me happy. This recipe for this is very simple. In Germany we used cooked ham, but now I like to use fried bacon. I replaced the yellow onions, which is customary, with green onions. Continue reading Schinkennudeln, a very tasty German Ham and noodle dish

Gravy for Sauerbraten

Make a smooth Gravy from scratch with Einbrenne or Roux

I remember my mother making her smooth gravy, she’d always put so much time, love and devotion into her delicious meals. This method and basic recipe below is called in German “Einbrenne” or in French “Roux”
This recipe of making Gravy is very old. You’d use your pan drippings (or butter) from your roast to thicken gravy while adding an intense flavor and nice texture.

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Make old stale bread tasty with Bread Pudding

Bread pudding is an old, almost forgotten way to make stale bread tasty. I turned a three day old Baguette into a delicious dessert

Bread is one of the oldest foods in the world. Bread was originally a staple food, but today Germans tend to eat bread as complementary food or a Continue reading Make old stale bread tasty with Bread Pudding

Sankt Nikolaus Santa Claus in Bavaria by Wikimedia

Sankt Nikolaus, the history and how he became a beloved figure

The custom, the filling of the shoes in the night from the 5th to the 6th December or similar is based on the legend of the three virgins, who were gifted at night by St. Nicholas. This is mainly done in the Bavarian catholic regions, and the Christmas Child usually comes Christmas Eve with presents. Continue reading Sankt Nikolaus, the history and how he became a beloved figure

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Melt in your mouth Walnut cookies with Chocolate Truffles

Bake super tasty walnut cookies – a delicious shortcrust pastry, a simple cookie recipe even for Beginners!
Baking cookies couldn’t be quicker or easier: My recipe for delicious walnut works with a little trick without cutting out. The cookie dough is simply rolled in little balls, placed in your hand and pressed with 3 fingers to make grooves. Awesome right? That works really well. Of course, the cookies taste really delicious, and if you like, with confectioner sugar sprinkled on top! Continue reading Melt in your mouth Walnut cookies with Chocolate Truffles