RECIPE: Cole Slaw with Apples

INGREDIENTS 1 16 ounce bag of angel hair shredded cabbage 2 apples, peeled and diced 1 Vidalia onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup chopped walnuts DRESSING 2 heaping tablespoons sour cream 2 heaping tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar salt and pepper to taste PREPARATION In a large bowl, mix all of […]

RECIPE: Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

RECIPE: Green Beans, Pears and Bacon (Bohnen, Birnen und Speck)

Although it more sounds like a German law firm, “Bohnen, Birnen und Speck” is actually delicious one-pot meal (Eintopf) made with green beans, pears and bacon. RECIPE BY HELGA WENGLER INGREDIENTS 1 ½ pounds fresh green beans, or two 9 ounce packages of frozen, cut green beans ¾ pound smoked slab bacon, cut in to cubes 1 tablespoon savory or thyme […]

RECIPE: Fresh Corn and Fingerling Potato Salad

Fresh Corn and Fingerling Potato Salad (Image by Ron Flaviano) FRESH CORN AND FINGERLING POTATO SALAD (RECIPE BY MITCH LYNCH) INGREDIENTS 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 6 ears of corn, roasted or one 16-ounce bag of frozen corn, defrosted 2 pounds fingerling potatoes 2 roasted red peppers, skin removed 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 […]

RECIPE: German Potato Salad (Kartoffel Salat)

INGREDIENTS 6 medium potatoes ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 4-5 slices diced bacon (save bacon fat) 1 medium onion chopped 1-2 stalks celery diced  (green peppers optional) 1 tablespoon yellow mustard 4 tablespoons water 3 tablespoons vinegar ½ teaspoon sugar 3 hard-boiled eggs coarsely chopped PREPARATION Cook potatoes and peel. Potatoes have to be […]

RECIPE: Broccoli Salad with Cashews and Thick-Cut Bacon

By MITCH LYNCH for “HOMEPLATE HOMESTYLE” INGREDIENTS 1 bunch broccoli (florets only) roasted or blanched in water 6 slices thick-cut bacon (medium-diced) 8 ounces cashews roasted 1/2 medium red onion diced PREPARATION Begin by roasting nuts and broccoli. I like to heat the oven to 450 degrees. I toss the cashews and broccoli in a […]

RECIPE: German-Style Spaetzel Dumplings

Recipe by HELGA WENGLER for HOMEPLATE HOMESTYLE INGREDIENTS 2 eggs (beaten) 1 teaspoon salt dash of nutmeg (optional) 1 ½ cup flour 1 cup water PREPARATION In a large bowl, mix all ingredients and beat with wooden spoon until batter leaves the side of the bowl. Add more flour, if needed. Boil water in a large […]

RECIPE: Cranberry-Apple Stuffing

By TIFFANY VITUCCI for HOMEPLATE HOMESTYLE INGREDIENTS 8  cups mixed bread cut into ¾-inch pieces  and toasted in 300° oven for 20-25 minutes 3 cups cornbread 3 cups challah (Jewish egg bread) 2-3 cups cranberry bread (Pepperidge Farm Cranberry Swirl or Pink Ribbon bagels from Panera Bread) ½ cup dried cranberries soaked in ½ cup hot […]

RECIPE: German Rotkraut (Red Cabbage)

RECIPE: Sweet Potato Casserole

Mitch and Helga whip up one of Mitch’s sister Kelly’s fantastic recipes for Sweet Potato Casserole!