Our testers are singing the praises of these sweet cookies that are stuffed with poppy seed and apricot filling. We’re quite certain you will be, too.
Breakfast. Brunch. Dessert. Midnight nosh. Heck, there’s no time of day or night that we don’t welcome this classic plum kuchen.
German-Style Potato Salad
Served warm and without mayo, you might not recognize this as your standby potato salad but let us implore you—just try it. It’s divine.
Homemade Soft Pretzels
Fresh baked pretzels are irresistible. This recipe shows you how to make plain pretzels, cheese pretzels, caraway pretzels, bacon pretzels, mini-pretzels.
Easy Scalloped Potatoes
Creamy, cheesy, and just like Grandma used to make. That’s what we’re talking about when it comes to these easy scalloped potatoes.
Everyone who’s made this easy and show-stopping pancake is lauding it as the airiest, most perfect puffed pancake they’ve encountered. Sorta makes you want to experience it, yeah?
Drunken Apple Cake ~ Kuchen Borracho
A boozy keeper of a cake, this recipe takes its title from a shot of rum, its compelling taste from ample butter, eggs, and cream, and its inimitable texture from layer after layer of apples.
Authentic German-style soft pretzels with dark and burnished crusts, yeasty and chewy centers, and, natch the irresistible crunch of coarse salt.
Roast Pork, Potatoes and Pears
A homey German classic that brings some frugal yet creatively ingenious common sense to the table.
Few things would be lovelier to receive at the holidays than a loaf of this traditional sweet yeast bread studded with fruit and nuts.
Danish Chocolate Streusel Coffee Cake
Coffee cake extraordinaire made with a simple-to-make yeasted dough, a swirl of cinnamon and chocolate, and a sprinkling of almonds, makes an impressively indulgent breakfast.
Bratwurst and Sauerkraut
A German classic, perfected–and embellished with the addition of bacon. Simple enough for weeknight cravings as well as lazy weekend entertaining. Beer optional.
Turn that alien-looking vegetable turns into something that’s surprising as well as satisfying.
Grilled Beer Braised Bratwurst
We can almost see the smoke from these brats on the grill shape-shifting into a come-hither motion like in those old-time cartoons.
Schnecken ~ Pecan Cinnamon Buns
Schnecken translates from German quite literally as snails, although to us it means gooey, sticky pecan caramel buns.
German Potato Salad
Classic German comfort food made with a hot and tangy vinegar dressing and and crisp bacon. Here’s how to make it.
Berliners ~ Jelly Doughnuts
These jelly-filled German lovelies are almost identical to American jelly doughnuts save for their sparer sweetness. No complaints here.
These traditional German Christmas cookies that are subtly reminiscent of gingerbread are typically called lebkuchen, although we tend to refer to them as moments of perfectly spiced deliciousness.
When blogger Luisa Weiss, aka The Wednesday Chef, thinks of home, there’s one recipe that comes to mind.