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    Chocolate Lebkuchen Cherry Balls

    1 review

    Here's my twist on the traditional German holiday lebkuchen—with a surprise inside. Maraschino cherries add a sweet and unexpected punch to the holiday spice of gingersnaps. —Arlene Erlbach, Morton Grove, Illinois

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    Round Steak Stroganoff

    25 reviews

    This recipe for beef stroganoff with round steak is one I spotted in a local hospital auxiliary cookbook. When I...


    Bavarian Pot Roast

    49 reviews

    Since all my grandparents were German, it's no wonder that so many Bavarian recipes have been handed down to me....


    Sausage Potato Soup

    30 reviews

    After a full day of teaching and coaching, I'm often too tired to spend a lot of time preparing dinner....


    Tasty Reuben Soup

    6 reviews

    I'm a working mom with limited time to feed my hungry family, so I'm always looking for quick recipes. This...

    Corn-Stuffed Butterfly Chops

    4 reviews

    Corn stuffing is a delicious twist in this old family recipe from an aunt. I fix these chops for special...


    Upside-Down German Chocolate Cake

    7 reviews

    This simple recipe yields a delectable German chocolate cake that folks will "flip over"! The tempting coconut and pecan "frosting"...

    Hot Kielbasa Dip

    5 reviews

    My husband and I are retired, and I like to look for simple, speedy ways to cook. This thick cheesy...


    Au Gratin Sausage Skillet

    32 reviews

    Using frozen vegetables and a package of au gratin potatoes, I can get this satisfying stovetop supper on the table...


    Spiced Apple Gingerbread

    4 reviews

    This nicely spiced caked, with chunks of apple and a hint of ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg, always wins raves. I...


    Green Beans German Style

    9 reviews

    My mother-in-law introduced me to this quick down-home dish almost 50 years ago when I was a new bride. The...

    Kapuzta

    10 reviews

    This is a truly authentic "Old World recipe"—friends of our family who moved here from Poland gave it to my...


    Chocolate Cherry Bars

    3 reviews

    These tempting bars are simple to make with cherry pie filling, crunchy almonds and chocolate chips. I took them to...


    Bratwurst Potato Soup

    2 reviews

    My husband, Frank, a former Army cook, adapted this nourishing chowder from my mother's homemade potato soup. We've created recipes...


    Butterflied Pork Chop Dinner

    1 review

    The sliced apple and sweet potatoes that complement these tender pork chops remind me of a crisp fall day, but...


    Savory Sausage and Peppers

    3 reviews

    My mother gave me the recipe for this tasty kielbasa meal that's loaded with colorful pepper chunks. I like to...

    Meaty Apple Skillet

    I love having family over for breakfast, and they all look forward to this down-home specialty. Cinnamon, nutmeg and apple...


    Beef Stew with Potato Dumplings

    3 reviews

    Meet the Cook: You could call me a "recipe tinkerer". It's fun to take a recipe, substitute ingredients, add seasonings...


    German Chocolate Brownies

    6 reviews

    Even as a young girl, I was always going through recipe books in search of something new to make. That's...


    Scalloped Potatoes and Pork Chops

    21 reviews

    I truly enjoy trying new recipes and baking hearty casseroles like this one for my family. This dish is easy...


    Cherry-Nut Chocolate Pie

    I love chocolate and cherries, but couldn't find the flavor combination in any ice cream. So I came up with...


    Reuben Brunch Bake

    4 reviews

    I created this when I wanted something different for a graduation brunch for two of our sons. When I realized...


    Bavarian Beef Dinner

    5 reviews

    I've had this recipe for quite a number of years. I won second place with it in a cooking contest...


    Reuben Pizza

    7 reviews

    Fridays are pizza nights at our house. We do a lot of experimenting, so we don't have the same, old...

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    Gingerbread Loaf

    16 reviews

    Enjoy this old-fashioned ginger loaf recipe originally from Holland. This moist spicy bread smells delicious while it's baking...and slices are...


    Pork Chops with Apple Rings

    With a fruity apricot, raisin and apple topping, these tender chops are special enough to serve to company, yet simple...


    Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff

    36 reviews

    No more standing and stirring at the stove. This creamy Stroganoff preps in a skillet, then cooks all day while...


    German Oktoberfest Pizza

    3 reviews

    There’s a little bit of Deutschland in every slice of this quick, creative pizza. If you like sausage and ‘kraut,...


    Brat & Bacon Appetizer Pizza

    Chopped bratwurst and maple bacon are a fabulous way to start a pizza. I jazz up this treat even more...


    Chicken Stroganoff

    23 reviews

    I came up with this chicken Stroganoff as a way to use up roasted chicken. It was a hit. I'm...