red, red paprika by Michael N. Fricker

An ‘Ode’ to Paprika, by Michael Fricker

You might just say we can't get enough of the stuff. I used to say, “Paprika makes everything better.” It was mostly tongue in cheek but when I really contemplate the idea there isn’t much, I can think of that it would not improve.

Hamburger Helper the German Way – in the Kitchen with Jenn

Janet Malofiy’s stuffed peppers is a dish I make often. I recently picked up the ingredients and planned on making it as a weeknight dinner. Those plans went out the window pretty quickly when I thought about the pot I would need to make the peppers, the other pot I would need to cook the … Continue reading Hamburger Helper the German Way – in the Kitchen with Jenn

Beer Time with Bob: Brunonia Lager

I picked this beer,  Brunonia Lager, because I  drink this at home.  It's a nice pilsner brewed by Wolters which is a major regional brewery in Braunschweig,  and the largest brewery in Lower Saxony.  The Hofbrauhaus Wolters has a long tradition that goes back to the founding year 1627. It tastes great and it's a … Continue reading Beer Time with Bob: Brunonia Lager