Germany offers hearty European cuisine perfect for chilly nights, with emphasis on beef and chicken, as well as heartwarming potatoes, noodles, and cabbage. With mild flavors, German cuisine is perfect for tart mustards and relishes.
While preparing these make-ahead ribs, the wonderful aroma may entice you to serve them immediately. You choose!
Red wine, dill pickles, and mustard flavor this slow cooker beef roast.
These festive tarts hail from Austria and the southern part of Germany, where they are a holiday tradition. When rolling the dough, remember to roll from the center to the edges for best results.
Named for its creator, Arthur Reuben who owned a New York deli, this grilled corned beef sandwich continues to be a favorite in homes and sandwich shops across the country.
Kielbasa, another name for Polish sausage, makes this German-style potato salad hearty enough to be a main dish.
This Alsatian-inspired casserole packs punch with a splash of beer and a crushed combo of aromatic seeds.
Bacon gives this warm, hearty German potato salad recipe a boost of flavor.
All the ingredients of the ever-popular Reuben sandwich--corned beef, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese--top this tasty pizza.
Slow cook beer-simmered pork and sauerkraut to serve on rye bread with Swiss cheese.
For more of the flavor of Germany, heat Bavarian-style sauerkraut to serve along with the well-seasoned pork and tangy gravy.
Cooking brats in beer before grilling adds flavor and keeps them from burning on the outside before they're cooked on the inside. They're great for a backyard barbecue.
Apples provide an autumnlike flavor to pork ribs and sauerkraut. For easy cleanup and convenience, the sauerkraut heats in a foil packet alongside the ribs.
Here's a delicious, quick-to-assemble alternative to German meat loaf.
This firm butter cake is studded with toasted almonds ("mandel" means almond in German). The recipe for kuchen is similar to a pound cake.
Quick browning in a skillet before placing the pork country-style ribs in a slow cooker seals in natural juices, adding flavor and aroma.
The sauerkraut and spaetzle pasta in this slow cooker recipe are regarded as traditional German fare.
Brown sugar, cinnamon, and walnuts make the filling for this simple sweet bread. A rich, cream cheese frosting goes on top.