Check out our collection of recipes that grandmas swear by. With a mix of savory and sweet, each one is a testament to timeless cooking. These are the comfort foods that have been bringing families together for generations.
Oma's German Cucumber Salad
This tangy and sweet German Cucumber Salad is a delicious side salad that takes only minutes to make.
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Krautfleckerl is a rich, hearty fried cabbage and bacon noodle dish with ham and bacon. Experience the warmth and comfort of a traditional German dish with this delicious fried cabbage and noodle recipe: crispy bacon, savory ham, caramelized cabbage and onions, tender pasta, and a hint of nutty Parmesan cheese.
Make dinner a breeze with this Easy Shepherd's Pie recipe! Hearty beef, mixed veggies, and creamy potatoes. Perfect for weeknights.
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Chicken And Rice Casserole
Chicken and Rice Casserole is the perfect comfort food that is delicious and easy to make. Juicy rotisserie chicken, fluffy rice, and veggies are baked perfectly with bubbly, golden cheese.
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Chicken Pot Pie Casserole
Welcome to a new spin on a classic! This Chicken Pot Pie Casserole combines the familiar taste of your favorite comfort meal with the ease of a casserole. With a handful of simple ingredients like chicken, vegetables, and biscuits, this recipe promises a satisfying and delectable dish.
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German Apple Pancakes
Get ready for a treat with these incredible German Apple Pancakes! They are super simple to make yet wonderfully light and tender. This classic German recipe has all the essentials - eggs, milk, flour, apples, and a dash of cinnamon.
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Omi's German Apple Cake
Our traditional German Apple Cake (Apfelkuchen) with streusel topping is a dessert classic all over Germany. And you don't even have to travel further than your kitchen because you can make this delicious dessert at home.
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Easy German Chicken Schnitzel
Chicken Schnitzel is an easy twist on a classic German Schnitzel recipe. It's got crispy on the outside and juicy chicken on the inside.
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Green Beans With Bacon
This sauteed Green Beans With Bacon and onion recipe is easy to make and full of flavor. It's a great side dish that can be served all year long. And at my house, it's also one of our favorite side dishes on our holiday table. The green beans are cooked until tender, then tossed in a simple sauce with crispy, smoky bacon.
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Hearty Old Fashioned Potato Soup
Get cozy with this rich and creamy Old Fashioned Potato Soup. Made with tender potatoes, onion, bacon, milk, and broth. Simple and delicious.
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Butterkuchen (German butter cake) is a timeless, old-fashioned dessert. In Germany, we often serve afternoon cake with coffee or tea. This German dessert is made with a rich blend of milk, sugar, cream, eggs, and flour. And, of course, plenty of butter.
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These German Vanillekipferl (Almond Crescent Cookies) are a hit you won't want to miss. Made with simple ingredients like butter, vanilla sugar, and almonds, they're as tasty as they are easy to whip up.
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Hunter's Schnitzel (German: Jägerschnitzel) is the comfort food you've been craving, featuring crispy pork cutlets smothered in a creamy mushroom sauce. This dish showcases breaded and fried pork loin cutlets and a decadent mushroom cream sauce with mushrooms, cream, and bacon.
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Shredded Pancakes with Soaked Raisins(Princess Sissi's Favorite)
Our Shredded Pancakes (Austrian: Kaiserschmarrn) takes the familiar American pancake and elevates it to new levels with fluffy egg whites and rum-soaked raisins. Create the perfect breakfast or brunch treat with this unique Austrian pancake recipe!
Classic German Potato Pancakes (German: Kartoffelpuffer) are made from freshly grated potatoes fried to golden brown perfection. Crispy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside.
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Amish Macaroni Salad
You'll love this sweet and tangy Amish Macaroni Salad if you like quick and easy cold pasta salads. It's one of our favorite recipes for parties, picnics, and potlucks.
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Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole is the ultimate comfort food and is perfect for midweek dinners. Chunks of juicy chicken, crispy bacon, and tender pasta combined with Ranch dressing and Alfredo sauce and topped with freshly shredded Mozzarella and Cheddar cheese.
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Ground Beef Stroganoff
If you're looking for a yummy dinner that doesn't skimp on flavor or require much time or effort, this flavorful Ground Beef Stroganoff is just what you need! Tender ground beef, sautéed onions, and mushrooms simmer in a deliciously rich and creamy 3-ingredient sauce.
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If you're looking for an easy-to-make, delicious comfort food recipe, you will love American Goulash. Perfectly cooked ground beef cooked in a deliciously spiced tomato sauce, with tender pasta, and topped with Cheddar cheese.
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Ham And Noodle Casserole
Our family loves this quick and easy, hearty Ham and Noodle Casserole (German: Nudelauflauf mit Schincken). Creamy homemade sauce, chunks of savory ham, and velvety egg noodles unite under a layer of melt-in-your-mouth Swiss cheese.
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Opa Ewald's Easy German Frikadellen Recipe
Frikadellen are tasty, hearty burger-like patties often served on a roll with a side of mustard and Potato or Cucumber Salad.
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Lemon Poppy Seed Bread
Indulge in the perfect blend of citrus and poppy seed in our delicious homemade Lemon Poppy Seed Bread. A must-try recipe for all lemon lovers.
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Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese with Pancetta
Take standard mac and cheese to inspire new heights with this smoked gouda mac and cheese with pancetta recipe.
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Baked Ziti is one of these incredibly delicious, foolproof, evergreen pasta recipes everybody loves. Tender pasta in a rich, creamy, cheesy tomato sauce, finishing with more deliciously gooey cheese. What's not to like?
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Old-Fashioned German Raisin Bread
Indulge in the inviting aroma of homemade Raisin Bread - warm, fluffy, and tender. This treat is easy to make using a few simple ingredients!
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Your family is going to love this classic, creamy Pea Salad. It's packed with flavor: tender peas, crunchy bacon bits, and bites of hearty Cheddar cheese.
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If you’re looking for an easy, homemade, no-bake, delicious dessert recipe, this Dunkaroo Dip is for you. It’s a perfect last-minute dessert.
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In just 10 minutes, make a sweet-tart lemon curd perfect for cakes, pastries, or just a spoonful of comfort!
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Grandma’s Lasagna recipe proves you don’t have to be an expert cook to make a delicious lasagna.
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Nonna's Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
Do you ever find creamy pasta dishes can work you up into a frenzy? Whether or not you have Italian blood running through your veins, you might still be crazy for all kinds of wonderful pasta dishes.
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Mamie's Butter Cookies
Do you know what my favorite thing about butter cookies is? The fact that they are not tied to any one season. They're ideal for enjoying year-round. With minimal and basic ingredients needed, this butter cookies recipe without eggs is bound to become your new favorite!
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Granny's Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler
The search for a biscuit peach cobbler is over. This is all you asked for juicy fruit that makes its syrupy sauce as it bakes and a simple biscuit topping that is buttery and crisp. It's out of the oven in an hour, perfect for seasonal peaches, but it also works with frozen ones.
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Old Fashioned Rice Pudding
If you’re looking for a rice pudding recipe that is sweet and creamy, and just like you remember from years past, look no further!
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Nana's Baked Macaroni and Cheese
This is Macaroni and Cheese the way Grandma made it! Classic Easy Baked Macaroni and Cheese are perfect for all the potluck dinners, neighborhood barbecues, and family events. This classic mac and cheese recipe was handed down to me by my mom and to her by her mom and is a staple.
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