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Pineapple Kolsch

Another beer for my father-in-law’s kegerator! We thought that a Kolsch would be fitting for summer but also wanted to add a fruit. We tossed around the idea of lime, but that’d be too cliche. 368 more words


Classic German Baking

The Food52 baking club selection for June is Classic German Baking.  I was lucky enough to snag a digital check-out from the SF Public Library and spend some time with it.   64 more words


On Lands, Languages and London

Fritz the German and I have been together for coming up on a year now – depending on who you ask. He was very particular that we be an official couple after a certain date, which amused me greatly. 1,770 more words

Soaked oats and remembering breakfasts past.

Bircher muesli and …

… overnight oats.

Here at Helsing’s kitchen summer has definitely arrived. Cornflowers and poppies are blooming at the side of the fields making a bright contrast to the still-green grain growing rapidly in the fields. 562 more words


Mythologie des Alltags: Herrliche Namen

“This name has an aura around it, like an amulet, some charm that’s survived from an unimaginably distant past.” (Margaret Atwood)

Nicht zuletzt Heiko Herrlich… 137 more words


Columbus, Ohio

Today Joan and I started our journey east and discovered the Historic German Village in Columbus, Ohio:

In 1796, Congress appropriated the Refugee Lands for individuals who had supported the Colonial cause in the American Revolution. 211 more words

Missouri Germans

Beethoven String Quintet in E flat, op. 4

performed by the Endellion String Quartet and David Adams, viola, or below by the Zurich String Quintet

Composed in 1795, Beethoven’s op. 4 was originally an octet written for pairs of oboes, clarinets, bassoons and horns. 1,121 more words