When All Else Fails…

As I’ve suffered through the worst of the last week, some words of wisdom from my Oma, tucked away years and years ago, echoed in my head. “There will come a time in your life, Rebecca, when you’ll try to eat and be unable to tolerate any food at all. When that time comes, the […]

Traditional German Plum Cake

Remember a couple of weeks ago when I was asking for a local source for Damson plums so I could make plum cake? Well, I found them, but where I least expected to! I found them at Kauffman’s Fruit Farm and Market in Bird-In-Hand, PA. I was hoping to get some peaches, maybe a little […]

One Local Summer 2007 – Week 1

Yay, it’s that time of year again, and Liz of Pocket Farm has brought back One Local Summer for 2007, and I’m gung ho to get started! To focus on eating local (and I’m defining local as anything from Ohio, since we’re pretty much smack dab in the middle of the state and 100 miles […]

Food Bloggers Geography #1: Southern Style

My Husband Cooks is hosting their first food blog event – Food Bloggers’ Geography #1: Southern Style. In this event, MHC asks us to blog about predominately “southern” food – not limited to the US south. I decided to follow my roots back to South Germany, with a dish created by my Oma who was […]

Goulash and Semmelknödel

As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, I’m participating in the Pick A Chef event over on Recipezaar. While looking through Cynna’s recipes, I saw one that stood out to me immediately — Bayerische Semmelklöße — or as they’re called in the part of Germany that my family is from (Hesse), Semmelknödel. This is a […]