Tag Archives: Germany

German Gingerbread from the Family

It’s been more than 100 years since my German ancestors arrived in the United States but traces of the Old Country remain in our recipe boxes. This recipe for lebkuchen, a German gingerbread, appears on two different cards in two … Continue reading

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A Well-Traveled White Lady Cocktail

Whenever my son arrives for a visit from Germany, where he now lives, he brings recipes for us to try together – always an adventure!

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Baseball Cocktail with Global Appeal

The Boston Red Sox just returned to Fenway Park for the 2016 season with concession stands awash in expensive beer. It’s easier, though certainly less rowdy, to watch a game from the living room couch nursing a Cooperstown Cocktail. I discovered … Continue reading

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A Taste of Germany in Richmond: Family Kuchen Recipe

It’s hard for a Southerner to pronounce the word kuchen, which means cake in German. It ends up sounding like kook or cuckoo – not exactly the impression you want to make when baking a dessert for others. But I … Continue reading

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