Honoring the Dead in Germany

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Throwback Tuesday Post (TBTP) from 2010: November 1 is a day of honoring past family members in Germany. But it isn't like Day of the Dead in Mexico. Families do visit the cemetery, but the mood is somber, just like the weather.

Homemade Spätzle Tutorial: Swabia’s Traditional Dumpling/Noodle Dish

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My takeaway from an evening learning to make traditional Swabian egg noodles or Spätzle. Authentic German family recipe included, along with photos of every step.

Flap Alert! – The Anatomy of Lederhosen

What's the big deal with those embroidered shorts they wear in Germany? Here's the scoop, including lots of photos from the crowds headed toward Oktoberfest in Munich. History and the endless variations are included!