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Lora Wiley-Lennartz

Updated Articles and Resources

By Lora Wiley-Lennartz

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Basic Frikadellen Created: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Here is a basic recipe for German, fried, meat patties. Frikadellen, Buletten, Fleischpflanzln. German recipes for meat patties often contain day-old rolls, chopped bacon, fresh herbs, caraway and ...
    • Cheese Spaetzle Noodle Casserole - Kaesespaetzle Created: Monday, April 27, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Cheese Spaetzle seems to be a popular dish in Germany and no wonder. The caramelized onions in Cheese Spaetzle make it slightly sweet, the gruyere cheese is nutty and the fresh noodles are great. E...
    • Roesti Step by Step - How to Make Swiss Roesti Created: Monday, January 05, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Making Roesti is very easy and requires just butter, potatoes and salt. This step by step guide to making roesti is made with raw potatoes, although some people insist on using day-old cooked potat...
    • Austrian Pancake Recipe - Kaiserschmarrn Recipe with Raisins Created: Monday, June 15, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Kaiserschmarren is an Austrian pancake which you may have ordered at a ski resort once. This Austrian recipe is a classic sweet dinner from flour (Mehlspeise) and often served at the midday meal. K...
    • Baking Yeast, Dry and Fresh Yeast Measurements Created: Sunday, February 27, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      How to use active dry yeast, instant yeast and fresh yeast interchangeably in bread and yeasted cake recipes. Baking with yeast is simple, both fresh and dry yeast measurements are explained.
    • Butter Cake - Butterkuchen Created: Friday, February 22, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      This is a German recipe for a very simple, yeasted coffee cake. This German cake is loved by many and very easy to make. Traditionally, it is served in the afternoon, but you can serve it for you...
    • How to Prepare Kohlrabi Created: Sunday, November 25, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      What is kohlrabi and how do you cook it? German kohlrabi is related to cabbage. Fresh kohlrabi can be eaten raw or cooked, as a side dish, shown in this step by step, or in a stew. Kohlrabi has a c...
    • Decorated German Gingerbread Hearts with Sayings on Them - Markt Lebkuchenherzen Created: Sunday, October 18, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Make German Gingerbread Hearts or Lebkuchenherzen at home and give them to your sweethearts. Large gingerbread hearts hang from ribbons and are decorated with royal icing. Homemade gingerbread hear...
    • Oktoberfest Homemade Treats Created: Monday, September 06, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Oktoberfest is not just about beer, it also has its food specialties which you should try. Many of the foods found at Oktoberfest can be found at Jahresmaerkte, Kirmes and Weihnachtsmaerkte too.
    • Spaghettieis - Spaghetti Ice Cream Sundae from Germany Created: Sunday, June 08, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Spaghettieis is an ice cream sundae which you can recreate at home. Spaghetti Eis, once found only in German ice cream parlors, is an easy German specialty with a large fun factor. Vanilla ice crea...
    • All About Yeast - Yeast Used in Bread Making - Yeast FAQ Created: Sunday, April 19, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Many home bakers know that yeast will make their bread rise, but don't know the effect of temperature, salt or time on their end product. Yeast biology and history is discussed as pertains to baking and helpful tips are given regarding yeast use. Yeast is easy to use and bread is delicious when baked at home.
    • How to Get Bakery Results with Your Homemade Bread Recipe Created: Wednesday, September 08, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Get bakery results for your homemade bread recipe. Bakeries use steam in their ovens to produce those crisp, crackly crusts you love and here is how you can create steam for your own homemade bread...
    • Field Salad - Rapunzel - Corn Salad - Feldsalat Created: Friday, May 21, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      What are field salad greens and their uses? Germans use field salad, also known as Feldsalat, for fresh lettuce during the spring and fall.
    • Jerusalem Artichoke - Topinambur - German Vegetable Created: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      What kind of vegetable is a Jerusalem Artichoke and what can you use it for in German cooking? Also known as Sunchoke or Topinambur, this sunflower is indigenous to North America and used in many w...
    • Can You Eat the Rind? Created: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Cheese rind develops over time with salt baths and other treatments. Some rind is edible. Find out which ones you can eat." itemprop="description">...
    • Health and Nutrition from the Middle Ages by Hildegard von Bingen Created: Monday, March 15, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Hildegard von Bingen had definite ideas about how people should live their lives. Saint Hildegard wrote many volumes about it an although she's known for her volumes on medicine and herbs, in Germa...
    • Baking German Bread - Which Flour Should I Use? Created: Friday, February 19, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Flour is an important part of bread baking. Thinking about baking bread at home? Bread baking can be addicting and serious home bread bakers talk and write about their attempts with blogs which bor...
    • Buying German Bread Outside of Germany Created: Friday, November 16, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Finding real German bread outside of Germany is not a fool's errand. Short of baking it yourself, here is a short list of contacts for ordering German bread online. Or buy German bread really fre...
    • Cost of Bread Baking - How Much Does Bread Cost? - Bake or Buy Bread? Created: Friday, March 27, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      If people are baking bread every week, they naturally think about the cost. Does it cost more to bake bread at home or let a bakery do it? Are there other reasons to bake your own bread? Bread baki...
    • Sourdough Starter Created: Sunday, December 30, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Sourdough takes a very important place in the hearts and minds of Germans. Most bread in Germany is a sourdough, some are very sour. Sourdough breads do not go stale as fast as non-soured breads ...
    • How to Make Better Bread - Tips for Improving Your Bread Baking Created: Friday, June 12, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Bread baking 101. Are your bread baking attempts working? Satisfied with you loaves? Read through these bread baking tips for the home hearth and your next loaf could be fantastic. Tips for baking ...
    • White Asparagus - German Spargel Cooking Created: Wednesday, April 09, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      German white asparagus is the traditional type of asparagus grown in Germany. Cooking and serving white asparagus is easy and fun. Spring is the traditional time to serve white asparagus. How to pe...
    • Introduction to Germany and German Food Created: Thursday, November 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Germany is a land full of culinary delights. In the middle of Western Europe, it’s at the same latitude as Newfoundland; the summer nights are long and inviting while wintertime is cold and s...
    • German Bacon versus American Bacon - Satisfying Substitutions for German Speck Created: Sunday, January 25, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Many German recipes start off with a few ounces of something called" itemprop="description"> Sunday, December 30, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Quark is a soured-milk, fresh cheese product which is gaining popularity in the US because of its versatility. You can eat it straight like cottage cheese, on bread, for dessert and bake with it."...
    • Raclette is a Great Melting Cheese Created: Monday, March 14, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Raclette, a semi-hard cheese from Switzerland. Raclette dinner is also a special meal where the cheese is melted and served with boiled potatoes.
    • Three Kinds of No-Knead Breads - Three Results Created: Friday, May 01, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
      A comparison of three, no-knead bread techniques and their results in photos. Jim Lahey's technique for no-knead bread, as well as Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois' Boule recipe together with King A...
    • Meat Fondue with Broth - Fleischfondue Recipe Created: Monday, December 26, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      Fleischfondue or meat fondue is a popular party meal in Germany, especially for New Year's Eve and sometimes during Advent or Christmas. If you want to use broth, instead of oil, to cook your meat,...
    • Rouladen Hausfrauenart - Homemade Beef Roulade Created: Friday, September 24, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      German Roulades are thin slices of beef often rolled sour pickle and mustard, onion and bacon. Learn How to make them in this guide.
    • Traditional Viennese Apple Strudel - Altwiener Apfelstrudel Created: Sunday, April 13, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      Making Austrian apple strudel from scratch is not difficult. Traditional apple strudel can be time-consuming, but the skill level needed is moderate. Austrian or German apple strudel contains apple...

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