German oktoberfest recipes

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German Pretzels (Bretzen)

German Pretzels (Bretzen)

"Bretzen" are a traditional soft pretzel that is often sliced in half and buttered, as a breakfast treat. These bring back my memories of my…

Foodiewife
Sep 2014
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1 vote
311 views
German Spaetzle

German Spaetzle

Spaetzle (SPETZ-LAY) is a traditional, and very popular German noodle. It's excellent to use in place of egg noodles. In Bavaria, where my family…

Foodiewife
Sep 2014
Advanced
1 vote
269 views
Bavarian Semmelknoedel/Bread Dumplings

Bavarian Semmelknoedel/Bread Dumplings

This is a very traditional bread dumpling that is served in restaurants in Austria and Bavaria. This is a…

Foodiewife
Sep 2014
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1 vote
284 views
Bavarian Red Cabbage

Bavarian Red Cabbage

My mother was born in Bavaria, and she taught me how to make this very traditional dish. Over the years, I've made a few tweaks of my own--…

Foodiewife
Sep 2014
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1 vote
401 views
German Potato Salad Heirloom Recipe

German Potato Salad Heirloom Recipe

My Mutti was born and raised in Bavaria, and I grew up with this wonderful potato salad. She owned a Bavarian…

Foodiewife
Aug 2014
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1 vote
559 views
Sauerbraten

Sauerbraten

A great Oktoberfest meal

B Innes
Oct 2013
Professional
1 vote
288 views
Würziger Apfelkuchen (Spicy Apple Cake)

Würziger Apfelkuchen (Spicy Apple Cake)

Hundreds of German cakes, and desserts include this versatile fruit. This moist and spicy apfelkuchen can be…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2013
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1 vote
801 views
Bavarian Saute

Bavarian Saute

This is so silly, but my Irish husband requests it all the time, so I thought I'd share it. It's a terrific time saver.Serve with rice or potatoes…

Gabriel Denison Chandler
Mar 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
288 views
A Sauerkraut like no other!

A Sauerkraut like no other!

Although Sauerkraut is a very German dish, this preparation is certainly out of the norm; however, it is guaranteed to delight all guests, even…

Nick Roche
Feb 2012
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1 vote
789 views
Bierocks (beerocks, bierochs...whatever, they’re great!)

Bierocks (beerocks, bierochs...whatever, they’re great!)

A yeast dough stuffed with beef and cabbage then baked, this German “hamburger” has been a favorite treat…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2012
Professional
4 votes
1830 views
Sauerbraten Abkürzung

Sauerbraten Abkürzung

You already know what sauerbraten is, yes? Well to that I add Abkürzung: German for "short cut" (let's hope my Googled translation is correct.)…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
1 vote
466 views
Bavarian Apple Torte

Bavarian Apple Torte

There are gazillions of recipes on the Internet for Bavarian apple cheese cake or torte, but most are sweeter than typical German pastries. I prefer…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
4 votes
2878 views
Chicken Cordon Bleu - Schnitzel Style!

Chicken Cordon Bleu - Schnitzel Style!

I fell in love with veal cordon bleu prepared schnitzel style in restaurants while living in Germany in the…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
11 votes
8235 views
Runza (Meat & Cabbage Pies)

Runza (Meat & Cabbage Pies)

This is a modifed old German recipe. These are great served with a hearty soup. They make a substantial appetizer when cut into pieces. Yes, they…

Bob Vincent
Oct 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
606 views
Spaetzle

Spaetzle

This is a simple and delicious recipe for Spaetzle. My friend Helmut normally does not add oil to his Spaetzle, but we did last night because it…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
10 votes
1024 views