The picture above was taken at about the time James got interested in cooking. Here is is eight years old sitting on the porch with Jim after pumpkin carving. The Complete Illustrated Step by Step Cookbook was published in 1989 by Gallery Books. The contents included cooking sections on: French, Italian, German, Greek, Polish, Spanish, … Continue reading Garnished Pepper Steak
Years ago Laura and I were invited to an event at our company's office in Wroclaw Poland. The evening before the event was to start there was a really fun buffet in a former slaughter house, which had been converted into a bowling alley! It wasn't creepy at all. We really enjoyed ourselves and the … Continue reading Beef Goulash with Dumplings
A bit labor-intensive but worth it
Possibly the best Schnitzel ever
When life gives you cabbage, make cabbage rolls!
My cousin and her husband from Germany visited us a while ago and made this traditional dish for us.
The other day we were in Trader Joes and saw they had this bratwurst. It is made in Germany, so we thought it should be good. It was excellent. Highly recommend it. How we make it is we boil it in beer, with some sliced onions and a nob of butter. Then on to the … Continue reading Austrian Potato Salad
Laura's German grandmother made these all the time and it is where I first tasted one.
This is a very common dish in Bavaria.
We invite Chef Leo Curti to dinner.