Category Archives: German

German Style Cabbage with Bacon Ends

Everyone in my family likes vegetables and eat them as a matter of course.  Praise be to Jesus😀   Naturally, they have their individual favorites and preparation styles.  All of them love my German style cabbage and ask for it … Continue reading

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A Visit to the German Butcher

Whenever I start a sentence “A Visit”, I always think of a short story I read back in the day, “A Visit from the Footbinder”, by Emily Prager.  I really loved that story but that has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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The Regular Farmers’ Market

` The regular farmers’ market is in Scranton, a pleasant drive, about 25-30 minutes from Honesdale. It’s big and the vegetables plentiful, varied and pretty.  They have, wait for it, fresh borlotti beans! They call them cranberry beans and they seem … Continue reading

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Babies

  After having experienced some of the cuisine in Germany,  I have come to the conclusion that much of our  “American” cuisine has roots in Germany;  potato salad, hot dogs, hamburgers and meat loaf.  The average German deli offers a wide … Continue reading

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Babou’s Mustard

At our last coffee meeting before I left Sens, Babou, with tears gushing, handed me an empty jar and sobbed, “Since you’re going to Germany, could you bring me a jar of this mustard?”  This reminded me so much of our … Continue reading

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Foie Gras with Latkes and Apple Compote

I’ve never been a big fan of apples.  I don’t hate them or anything, not like raisins, but I’ve just never been excited about them.  I did like those little, red, hard apples from Washington State but that’s pretty much … Continue reading

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Smooth Criminal

Every Friday night at 9:05 p.m., Jade arrives at the Stuttgart train station from boarding school in Walbourg, France.  Depending on the traffic, it can take from 20 minutes to 90 minutes to get to the train station in downtown … Continue reading

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