An oval serving bowl filled with German potato salad

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.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 7
A glass casserole dish filled with golden brown easy scalloped potatoes

Easy Scalloped Potatoes

Weeknight comfort food with ease. That’s what we’re talking about when it comes to these easy scalloped potatoes. Barely any effort or time. Lotsa payoff.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 2
Three German Berliners, or jelly doughnuts, with raspberry jam spilling out on a plate with a cup of coffee

Berliners ~ Jelly Doughnuts

These jelly-filled German lovelies are almost identical to American jelly doughnuts save for their sparer sweetness. No complaints here.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 6
Cast-iron skillet with a Dutch baby--a popover pancake--topped with powder sugar on a set breakfast table

Dutch Baby

Everyone who’s made this little lovely is lauding it as the airiest, most perfect puffed pancake they’ve met.

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  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 61
Assorted shaped lebkuchen decorated with white and chocolate icing.


There 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.

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  • 30 M
  • 5 H
  • 6
Omelette Confiture

Omlette Confiture

When blogger Luisa Weiss, aka The Wednesday Chef, thinks of home, there’s one recipe that comes to mind.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 6
Fresh Baked Pretzels

Fresh Baked Pretzels

Fresh baked pretzels are irresistible. This recipe shows you how to make plain pretzels, cheese pretzels, caraway pretzels, bacon pretzels, mini-pretzels.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 3