Tag: #oktoberfest

Gebrannte Mandeln (“Burnt” Almonds)

Gebrannte Mandeln (“Burnt” Almonds)

Gebrannte Mandeln (“Burnt” Almonds) are addictive, sweet and crunchy nuts that are traditional Christmas time German staple at markets and festivals. They are equally as enjoyable year-round, including Oktoberfest with some nice German beer (may I recommended trying Austin based Live Oak Brewing’s Hefeweizen). While 

Oktoberfest: Bavarian Beer & Bacon Salad (Krautsalat)

Oktoberfest: Bavarian Beer & Bacon Salad (Krautsalat)

How about some Oktoberfest: Bavarian Beer & Bacon Salad (Krautsalat) to include in the celebrations? When I think of German fare, the second thing that pops in my head after sausage is cabbage…and not just kraut. I created this simple Bavarian-esque salad that goes great 

Happening now…WURSTFEST New Braunfels 2017

Happening now…WURSTFEST New Braunfels 2017

It’s that time of year again! WURSTFEST, New Braunfels’ version of Oktoberfest, is currently underway. New Braunfels, Texas was the first formed colony of German immigrants in 1845 and the German culture still stands strong. Put on your lederhosen and don an Alpine hat, dust