Here we are at another German favorite.  Deep 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 […]

Pork and Kraut Roast

Brown pork roast, season, place in roaster.  Dump one jar of sauerkraut with all the juice on top.  Sprinkle half cup of brown sugar over kraut.  Bake at 375 for 2-2 1/2 hours.  Remove kraut and stir in bowl.  Remove […]

Swedish Meatballs

Combine in large bowl: 1 lb hamburger 1 lb ground pork (pork sausage but not heavily seasoned) 1 cup bread or cracker crumbs salt pepper a good sprinkling of ground cloves In a pan,  melt 2-3 tblsp of butter and […]