Pork Chops with Sauerkraut and Apples

I love pork chops, falling apart, tender and moist. You can have such a variety of flavors: Mexican, Italian, Asian, whatever hits your mood or is in your pantry or fridge. A post on What’s For Dinner Moms reminded me of a jar of sauerkraut in my cupboard that needed to be used. I also had apples that had been around awhile. Time for a riot of flavors. Continue reading

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

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