Käsespätzle German Cheese-Noodle Casserole (Bavarian Kaese Spaetzle) Recipe

 Käsespätzle German Cheese-Noodle Casserole (Bavarian Kaese Spaetzle) Recipe

Käsespätzle German Cheese-Noodle Casserole (Bavarian Kaese Spaetzle) Recipe
Käsespätzle Bavarian Kaese Spaetzle

Kaese spaetzle will be THE best noodle and cheese dish you have ever tried!  I personally guarantee it.  If you don’t like it you are either an Alien from outer space or don’t like cheese, spaetzle noodles, or cheese and noodle dishes like mac and cheese.  Trust me you will love it.  It’s kind of like a grown-up mac and cheese.  But with homemade spaetlze noodles, swiss cheese, and wonderfully sweet onions caramelized in butter.  Is käsespätzle diet friendly no but when it comes to food this good who cares (at least temporarily). Read more

Pflaumenkuchen German Bavarian Plum Cake AKA Zwetschgenkuchen Zwetschgendatshi

Pflaumenkuchen German Bavarian Plum Cake AKA Zwetschgenkuchen Zwetschgendatshi

Pflaumenkuchen German Bavarian Plum Cake AKA Zwetschgenkuchen Zwetschgendatshi
Pflaumenkuchen German Bavarian Plum Cake

This plum cake also known as Pflaumenkuchen and by many other names is guaranteed to make you merry for Christmas or any time of the year. But it’s best to make in the summertime when it is plum season and plums are the juiciest. Read more

Ocracoke Island Fig Cake Made With Fig Preserve Or Dried Figs And Spice

Ocracoke Island Fig Cake Made With Fig Preserve Or Dried Figs

Ocracoke Island Fig Cake Recipe Made With Fig Preserve Or Dried Figs
Ocracoke Island Fig Cake

Hi ya’all!  I’m embracing the spritit of the South today and making an Ocracoke Island fig cake. It has sweet cinnamon and spices that balance perfectly with the sweetness of figs. Figs grow abundantly here in the South and especially on Ocracoke Island where this recipe is from. Read more

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe
Homemade Taco Seasoning

Stop buying overpriced taco seasoning that may have preservatives and artificial ingredients.  Why buy taco seasoning when you can make homemade taco seasoning to suit your taste?  Read more

Crab Egg Rolls Recipe

Crab Egg Rolls

Crab Egg Rolls Recipe
Crab Egg Rolls

Crab egg rolls are a different take on your original eggroll variations.  I love the taste of crab so, naturally this was a instant fall-in-love eggroll recipe.  Eggrolls are easy to make and this one is no exception.  Most ingredients are shelf stable especially if you buy the beans sprouts that come in a jar vs fresh. Read more

How To Make A Pumpkin Roll Recipe

How To Make A Pumpkin Roll Recipe

How To Make A Pumpkin Roll Recipe
Pumpkin Roll Recipe

The famous pumpkin roll what is not to love? It’s delicious and elegant. Wonderful fall flavors of pumpkin and spice filled with creamy vanilla flavored cream cheese.  Soo heavenly.  This makes a beautiful presentation to guests and the taste will shower you with nonstop comments.  The roll itself is not as hard as it may seem.  Try it I believe in you.  This post will teach you how to make a pumpkin roll.  Another great thing about this recipe is that it is not crammed with tons of butter. Only a few tablespoons in the filling. The cake itself, believe it or not, is fat free but super moist! Read more

Tattie Scone Potato Scone Recipe AKA Potato Pancake From Mashed Potatoes

Tattie Scone Potato Scone Recipe AKA Potato Pancake From Mashed Potatoes

Tattie Scone Potato Scone Recipe AKA Potato Pancake From Mashed Potatoes
Tattie Scone Potato Scone Recipe

Traveling through Scotland I got to try these fantastic little fluffy potato pancakes.  They are also known as potato scones throughout the UK.  A potato scone or tattie scone is a regional variant of the savoury griddle scone which is especially popular in Scotland.  Every hotel served these for breakfast and no wonder they are soo popular in Scotland.  They are like a mashed potato made into a pancake.  Very creamy texture, buttery and delicious.  Read more

Kringle Recipe From The O&H Danish Bakery

Kringle Recipe From The O&H Danish Bakery

Kringle Recipe From The O&H Danish Bakery
Kringle Recipe

I found this FANTASTIC recipe in the “Scandinavian Holiday Recipes” flip cookbook.  The cookbook claims it is THE kringle recipe from the O&H Danish bakery in Racine, Wisconsin.  At first I thought that this kringle recipe might be too labor intensive, but it is more time than labor that is required for this kringle recipe.  This recipe is FAMOUS in Wisconsin.  This kringle is soo flavorful and absolutely melts on your tongue.  You have to make this recipe (and save yourself a bundle of dough, no pun intended, to boot).  This kringle recipe is soo good it sells for over $20 a piece. Read more

German Pork Knuckle Bavarian Schweinehaxen

German Pork Knuckle Bavarian Schweinehaxen

Oh how I miss Bavaria and the delicious crispy German pork knuckle.  This is by far one of my favorite pork recipes and is very sentimental for me.  This recipe is popular in Bavaria and once you’ve tried it you will know why.  The crackle of the exterior paired with the soft, mouth watering, juicy interior and you will be hooked.  So get ready to travel to Bavaria on this culinary adventure and make sure you pop open a Bavarian lager to go with this dish to make it a truly authentic meal.  Also don’t forget the dumplings.  Oh man I’m already hungry. Read more

Spanakopita Recipe Spinach And Feta Pie

Spanakopita Recipe Spinach And Feta Pie

Spanakopita Recipe Spinach And Feta Pie
Spanakopita

This time we will be taking a culinary adventure to Greece for one of my favorite Greek dishes.  This spinach and feta pie is also known as spanakopita.  This spanakopita recipe is just the ultimate.  It includes dill and caramelized onions and a slight zing from garlic.  It tastes very traditional and authentic and is easy to make if you buy the phyllo dough.  Read more

Apricot Dumplings “Aprikosenknödel” Or “Marillenknödel” Recipe

Apricot Dumplings “Aprikosenknödel” Or “Marillenknödel” Recipe

Apricot Dumplings "Aprikosenknödel" Or "Marillenknödel" Recipe
Apricot Dumplings

Oh boy you guys are going to LOVE these!  Soft apricots inside of a soft, creamy potato dumpling with buttered breadcrumbs, powdered sugar, and cinnamon.  Come on what’s not to love?  I always get excited about apricot season because of this apricot dumplings recipe.  No apricot pie, tart, or cake can compare in my opinion.  Apricot dumplings are definitely the way to go. Read more

German Potato Salad Recipe With Vinegar

German Potato Salad Recipe With Vinegar

German Potato Salad Recipe With Vinegar
German Potato Salad

My grandma’s aka oma’s German potato salad recipe is the ultimate potato salad.  I always get complements and requests for this recipe. It’s vinegar based and lighter than other potato salads but the flavor is better!! I guarantee you will fall in love with this recipe. It’s a traditional German potato salad made the authentic, old-fashioned way my Grandmother made it. Read more

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe With Maple

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe With Maple

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe
Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

Oh my gosh guys this pumpkin cheesecake is just to-die-for!  It’s soo creamy and has a hint of maple, vanilla, cinnamon, and a dash of the very necessary, for this pumpkin cheesecake, allspice.  The hint of allspice is barely noticeable but if it was left out it would taste more like a vanilla maple cheesecake than pumpkin cheesecake.  It gives it just the right zing without being overly spicy.  This recipe is not as spicy as pumpkin pie or bread and more on the maple vanilla side.  To try this pumpkin cheesecake recipe is to fall in love with it.  Read more

Hungarian Cucumber Salad “Uborkasalata”

Hungarian Cucumber Salad

This Hungarian cucumber salad is refreshing and crisp plus herby and extremely delicious.  It has a little tang from garlic as well.  There is nothing like the crispness of fresh cucumbers especially if you are lucky enough to grow your own.  I like to get my cucumber, in season, for the ultimate fresh tasting salad.  Cucumber season lasts from the middle of May till June. Read more

Caramelized Onion Flatbread “Zwiebelkuchen”

Caramelized Onion Flatbread

Caramelized Onion Flatbread Zwiebelkuchen
Caramelized Onion Flatbread

A caramelized onion flatbread recipe? ABSOLUTELY and it is extremely delicious! Imagine caramelized onions on a delightful fluffy soft dough, with cheese, and you will be in savory cake heaven.  In German this recipe is called “Zwiebelkuchen vom Blech” directly translated it means onion sheet cake.  However, it is not a “cake” but rather a type of flatbread or even pizza.  Onion cake does not sound as tantalizing as caramelized onion flatbread.  There is definitely no sugar except a pinch to help the dough rise. Read more