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Baumkuchen (German Tree Cake): A Labor of Love

by Karen January 4, 2012
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As a food blogger, I'm constantly bombarded by food recipes and photos at an attention-deficit inducing rate.  This has resulted in probably the largest, most disorderly bookmark folder known to man, and most of which I'll probably never get to given the limitations of the human stomach.  So, when I make it a priority to […]

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Lebkuchenhaus (Gingerbread House): Eating Germany

by Karen December 10, 2010
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This week's dish is really part cooking, part crafting, but completely edible.  Which is why I was glad to have the nimble hands of Erica from Honestly…WTF, an honestly awesome fashion and DIY blog.  Both of us were gingerbread house novices but this was surprisingly easy to make.  We used a recipe from Martha Stewart […]

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Christmas in a Cup: Glühwein (German Mulled Wine)

by Karen December 8, 2010
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Spiced, citrus-scented and warm.  Mulled wine is a quintessential holiday libation and perfect on a cold winter night.  This drink is served at the charming outdoor Christmas markets in Germany, but different versions are served throughout Europe.  Because the wine is infused with all kinds of flavors, there's no need to use an expensive bottle […]

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Lebkuchenhaus (Gingerbread House): Visiting Germany

by Karen December 6, 2010
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“Once upon a time”…the four words I loved hearing as a child.  It meant the beginning of a fantastical journey of the imagination.  Like most children, I grew up reading fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm such as “Rumpelstiltskin” and “Cinderella.”  One of my favorites was “Hansel and Gretel.”  The story of two children who […]

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