Community Oktoberfest Menu

 Oktoberfest was canceled this year due to the pandemic.  So this fall our small community down at the river decided to hold our own Oktoberfest following all the rules for social distancing.  Best way to plan an event like this is to have each neighbor bring a dish or two.  Add German music to get…

Mom’s Sauerbraten Meatballs

Years ago, my Mom discovered that the both of us couldn’t tolerate the vinegar in the traditional German Sauerbraten. With a little experimenting, we came up with a dish that has the flavor without the vinegar sour heartburn and reflux.  The other thing was that we loved making a meatloaf version instead of the meatballs…

Memories of Times Past and German Beef Rouladen

It has been a while and a lot has happen.  Mainly, my Mom and the greatest inspiration of my life has passed a way.  I had taken a break to care for her just after reorganizing my blog and cookbooks.  And now it is time to make her proud! She has always inspired me to…