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Cooking American in Germany: Buttermilk Biscuits and Gravy

Step one: Get a craving for biscuits and gravy because of course you do.

Step two: Too bad! It’s Sunday, no grocery store in the country is open.

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The onion conspiracy

What the heck is up with the onions in Germany????

Everyone’s heard that onions make you cry. Not everyone likes them, they’re one of those controversial flavors that generally you either love or hate. I prefer them cooked for the most part; I’ll usually only eat them raw with Mexican food. Germans have them with everything, at least in Bayern Franken. It’s one of the main food groups, along with potatoes, pork, and pretzels. (Bread in general, but who could resist that alliteration?).

Oh, and beer. Which I forget sometimes, because my roommate doesn’t drink it. We do have it in the fridge at work though, so… Take that as you will.

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Baggers und Apfelmus

Hi, I’m the Dork and I like food. Like, alot. And food is a big part of a culture, too. Every country, state, city, even individual families have their own ‘traditions’ about food, what you eat, how you make it, and who you eat it with.

Basically I’m excusing the fact that I talk about food so much. Bear with me here.

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