Favorite Holiday Treats

By Sharon Hudgins   Photographs courtesy Sharon Hudgins I’m pleased to say that this year is the twentieth anniversary of my “At Home” column in German Life. Many of you have been loyal readers all that tim... Read More...

Common (and Uncommon) Senf

Okay, that title is a play on words. Senf is the common word for mustard in Germany, where you'll find many varieties and flavors, some smooth, some grainy, some mild, some so spicy-hot you'll be gasping for a ... Read More...

Praising Pork

Germans aren't just partial to pork, they're passionate about it. They eat all parts of the pig, from the snout, tongue and ears to the rump, tail and feet.  Any way you cut it, the pig is the most popular sour... Read More...

Savoring Sylt: From Fish to Phariseer

Specialties from Germany's Largest North Sea Island The food on Sylt is a microcosm of North German cuisine, flavored with a tinge of North Sea air. Sylt is famous for its variety of ocean fish and other sea... Read More...

Beautiful Beets

Beets have come a long way from their humble roots. Formerly considered fodder for peasants and farm animals, beets are now one of the latest food fads in the United States, where the colorful veggies are the d... Read More...