Easy German American Comfort Food
Welcome to the Cheerful Cook! Get ready to find awesome, classic comfort food ideas from both sides of the pond. Find inspiring ideas for delicious, but easy to make weeknight dinners, traditional side dishes, and satisfying salads. Everything that helps you put a simple and comforting meal on the table.
Tempting desserts that celebrate the best of German and American kitchens round out any great meal. And of course, everything is served with a smile and twinkle, because we believe our kitchens should be the most cheerful place of the home.
New Recipes This Month
Struggling with ideas what to cook this week? Check out what’s cooking in our kitchen and follow along. Each week we share new, tasty, easy to make, comforting dinners, delicious side dishes, and mouthwatering dessert recipes.
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Who doesn’t love dessert? From classic German ‘Kuchen’ (cakes) recipes, no-bake cheesecakes, to delectable cookies, creamy mousse, and bread puddings you’ll find something to satisfy your family’s sweet tooth.
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Homemade classics often with simple, modern tweaks and twists. These main dishes are delicious, nutritious, and (mostly) made from scratch.
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Delicious side dishes that can also be the star of any meal.
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From classic side salads, flavorful dressings, to full dinner salads there is something for everyone.
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