White Asparagus, or Spargel, Germany’s Favorite Spring Vegetable

Focus on Bavaria/Germany's favorite spring vegetable, white asparagus, or Spargel. Fresh, boiled, pickled or creamed, the recipes are endless for this limited-time harbinger of good weather.

Lee’s Chicken Restaurant, Lincoln, Nebraska

Let's have fried chicken for lunch at Lee's Chicken Restaurant in Lincoln, Nebraska. Home cooking, friendly staff and a homey atmosphere make this oldest operating restaurant in Lincoln a fun and welcoming place.

How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner in a Foreign Country – Pt. 2

I challenged myself to create a more-or-less authentically traditional American Thanksgiving dinner in my little corner of Bavaria in Germany. I had to find the ingredients then convincingly put everything together. I think I did fairly well, and my Polish friend agreed!

Thanksgiving in a Foreign Land

Ever wonder how to pull off a Thanksgiving dinner in a foreign country? I have done it a few times, and the challenge of finding the right ingredients is a big one. Here is 2014's event. Living in Munich at the time, my husband and I invited some German friends and one Aussie to celebrate this most-American of holidays!