“People say my sauerkraut tastes so good,” notes Debbi Barate of Dilltown, Pennsylvania. “To a package of prepared kraut, I add a diced sweet onion that’s been browned in butter and one to two peeled and sliced tart apples.”
Over the year, I've found that learning to cook with herbs and spices is fun and rewarding. With sauerkraut, bacon and caraway, this side dish really reflects my German heritage.—Trudi Johnson, Hixson, Tennessee
If you're a sauerkraut lover, you'll savor this sweet and tangy variation that features stewed tomatoes and bacon. "We enjoy this dish served with ribs, potatoes and corn bread," says Bernice Morris, Marshfield, Missouri.