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Red wine Braised Ham

The sauce is the star for this simple dish. Ham Braised in Red Wine 5-6 lb smoked ham fat trimmed off 2 cups dry red wine 2 cups chicken stock 1 onion halved and sliced thin 1 tomato diced fine … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with a Sauce of Roasted Apples

The sauce is just fantastic. Really fantastic. Really, really fantastic. Pork Chops and Roasted Apple Sauce 4 1 1/2″ thick pork chops 1/2 cup finely diced onion 1 carrot finely diced 1 rib celery finely diced 3 honey crisp apples … Continue reading

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German Spice Cookies

These cookies taste a lot like gingerbread, but are very hard due to all the sugar in the dough. This makes them perfect to dip in coffee or other hot beverages. Keep the size small to encourage extra dunking. This … Continue reading

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A Healthier German Potato Salad

This is a great lighter alternative to the standard German potato salad. It retains the sweetness of the other recipe but replaces the meat and smokiness with a hint of spice. There is no substitute for any German mustard, but … Continue reading

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Baked Kale with Mashed Potatoes

This is a great side and is fairly quick to make. Add some cheese or a poached egg and it becomes a main course, or an even heavier side dish. I adapted this from a German recipe called Grunkohl mit … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Beef

This is a great way to turn a cheap beef roast into a tender juicy diner. This does take a while to cook, but it is a slow cook so you can find other things to do in the meantime. … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes, Apples and Pears

This is a really interesting way to cook pork chops and fruit. The trick is to layer the ingredients above the pork chops so they steam in the vapors. Also a domed lid for the pan will help from crushing … Continue reading

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