Beef Stroganoff

Dredge beef cubes (1 1/2 lbs) in seasoned flour. Brown in butter or oil. Add 1 cup consomme and stir to blend in browned bits from pan. Add and stir in: 2 T catsup 1 T Worcestershire sauce 1 t […]


Here we are at another German favorite. ┬áDeep fried meat pies that pair well with German potato salad. Irene Hopfinger, the mother of one of my school children in Lemmon, South Dakota made this for me early in my stay. […]


Spatzle via Susi Povolny. Not much to say about this except it is a quick way to make a side dish at the last minute. Totally German, use with anything saucy or with chicken soup. I like it with a […]

German Potato Salad

German potato salad, brats and hamburgers on the grill,┬ádefinitely summer in Wisconsin. The salad recipe might have come from the German community in Milwaukee where my mother grew up, but it didn’t stay there. This potato salad got carted along […]