Category: German

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Our Favorite Italian Salad Dressing

I grew up very blessed with a mom who could cook amazingly well! Not only was her food yummy, from scratch, but it was also very healthy. I grew up eating one main salad dressing on most of our salads; I don’t think I tasted ranch dressing until high school. Below I show you how simple it is to make this recipe in specific amounts to make it easier since you have never tasted it to be able to make it “to taste.” This dressing can be made with olive oil rather than canola oil,but I prefer the taste of...

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Creamy Tortellini

Creamy Tortellini is a staple recipe in my family even when I was growing up. I have never really met anyone who didn’t like it; I have met a few people who can’t do dairy, and that might make this a problem. This is a very quick and easy dish to make that takes about 20 mins. for prep time.

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The one, the only the German Mozzarella Bake

I first had this recipe or something close to it at least at my Aunt Martina’s house when I was living in Germany for about 6 months. This has become a staple dish in Grant’s and my diet. It is such a good recipe that you don’t even notice there isn’t meat in it.  The key ingredient though is the seasoning which is the german version of italian seasoning. It can be purchased from here. It is really expensive from this website,but I haven’t been able to find it anywhere else that ships to the USA. We are lucky enough...

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Simon & Sarah’s Visit & Dampf Nudeln

Simon and Sarah have a very busy summer schedule. They go from Searcy to Dimebox to help my parents get some work done on their proptery, to Searcy for Sarah to take a class or two, to Dimebox, to Searcy again. This last time that they were in Dime Box, they came to visit us on the weekend. Grant and I try to be good hosts,but we just are kind of boring since we don’t like spending money very much.

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German Yeast Raisin Bread

I grew up eating this yeast raisin bread for part of my life. My aunt Irene showed me how to make is when I was younger, and I am so grateful she did. I don’t make it as often as I should considering it is one of Grant’s favorite things. His family told me that before we were married or even dating he would hoard it and not share it with the rest of them whenever I made it. Yeast shouldn’t be as intimidating as some people make it out to be. This recipe is very easy and fun, I...

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German Broetchen

Brötchen or Semmel are a german roll almost the consistency of french bread with a crispy hard outside and a soft fluffy inside. As I grew up, we got them as a treat every once in a while, and they com in a variety of types. But below is just the most basic version of this recipe.