Dad’s Favorite Soup: Saurkraut and Shredded Pork Shoulder

Dad's Sauerkraut Shredded Pork Soup

Dad’s Sauerkraut Shredded Pork Soup

Time to return to my favorite hobby: food blogging. I took a break for a few months after my father’s death.  I needed to deal with grief as well as his estate. I have, however, also been photographing my most interesting recipes in the meanwhile.  It’s about time to make them into posts again. Hopefully I’ll remember the steps I took in making them! Continue reading

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Creamy Sauerkraut Sausage Chowder

Creamy Sauerkraut and Sausage Chowder

Creamy Sauerkraut and Sausage Chowder

We love sauerkraut and sausage made in various ways.  It’s perhaps the small part of German in me that makes me seek out new ways to satisfy that craving.  This amazing soup that has sauerkraut, sausage and potatoes in a rich, creamy broth cried out to me.  I needed to make it!  The weather outside was below zero and the snow just kept falling and blowing in drifts all over the place.  It was time for a bowl of soup. Continue reading

Revisiting Reuben Egg Rolls

Reuben Egg Rolls

Reuben Egg Rolls

When I decided to make Reuben Egg Rolls early last year, the adventure fell a bit flat.  I didn’t use real corned beef, I used a canned version.  It was not so good.  My P.S. (Purchases Strange things/spouse) said he buys it to occasionally make a quick hash for breakfast.  (Remind me to sleep in that morning!). But for our last post on “redo” week, I made Reuben Egg Rolls that were superb! Continue reading