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A Moment From 100 Years Ago

A smiling, white-haired gentleman greets me and I give him the name of our party. “Oh, you’re having lunch with my good friends today. Welcome.” The dining room has plenty of dark wood, lit by stained glass and low lights. 391 more words


Traditional German Cuisine

There’s a restaurant near my work that still has a smoking section, if you can believe such a thing still exists. I don’t smoke, but I guess knowing that there are still a few places that spit in the face of the establishment and break the rules appeals to my rebellious streak. 1,726 more words


Pickled Pepper Beef

This old buffet dish can be regarded as an American version of sauerbraten, though purists of that most characteristic German dish will regard that claim as utter and total nonsense. 165 more words

Food And Cooking

Trade Days Bill of Faire: Pork Ribs Sauerbrauten style with Sauerkraut and Corn Meal Dumplings

I was going to roast a chicken using the tin reflector oven and make dumplings but thought better of it as the chicken didn’t need the heat in 20 degree temps as much as I did. 460 more words

Main Dish

Jan. 26-27, 1965: The sour and the sweet.

I’ve written a couple times about my grandpa and grandma going out for a restaurant meal, and I’ve always wondered what they ordered.

In their day and age, a night out to celebrate usually meant a steak of some sort, and I’m sure my grandpa enjoyed more than a few of those. 750 more words


Karl Ratzsch's Sauerbraten

One of the most celebrated Sauerbraten in Milwaukee, the recipe was published in 1983 in the Milwaukee Sentinel.

Karl Ratzsch’s Sauerbraten
4 lbs. beef (rump, chuck or sirloin) 195 more words


Brezel Pretzel

When I was a kid, nearly every summer our family would make the trek from L.A. back to my hometown of Atkinson, Nebraska. We would often stay with Aunt Ruby and our cousins on the farm, but also spent time with Grandpa in town. 507 more words