Monday, October 4, 2010

Celebrate Oktoberfest!


This year marks the 200-year anniversary of the first Oktoberfest. Naturally, there's no better time to break out your favorite German beer, grilled sausage, fresh pretzels, and the Lederhosen you bought but never wore.

Making sausage from scratch can be tough. Luckily, most supermarkets have a ton of great options on hand, especially now. But, what side dishes and desserts best complement those German beers and sausages? FoodPair to the rescue!

Even though you didn't have a chance to get to Munich this year, there's no reason you can't celebrate Oktoberfest with the same great foods they serve at the largest public festival in the world. Here's the FoodPair plan: (1) start with a great potato soup, (2) pair sausages with a bevy of tasty sides like spaetzle, dumplings, and sauerkraut and (3) finish the meal with a delicious German apple cake.

Let's hoist those beers, yell "prost" (German for cheers) and get this party started!

Potato Soup with Turnips
A thick and creamy soup, without any cream!
Ingredients in this recipe: basil, butter, onion, nutmeg, turnip, salt, chicken stock, Russet potato



Spaetzle
Trust us, spaetzle is tasty, especially with cheese!
Ingredients in this recipe: egg, scallion, butter, nutmeg, black pepper, all-purpose flour, milk, Gruyere cheese


Sauerkraut with Bacon & Apples
A classic kraut, enhanced with apples and bacon.
Ingredients in this recipe: garlic, bacon, caraway seeds, sauerkraut, apple cider, white wine vinegar, yellow onion, Granny Smith apple


German Potato Dumplings
Another tasty Oktoberfest classic.
Ingredients in this recipe: egg, caraway seeds, salt, black pepper, all-purpose flour, baking potato, semolina flour


German Apple Cake
Apple cake is the perfect ending to a German meal.
Ingredients in this recipe: egg, butter, brown sugar, lemon zest, salt, all-purpose flour, baking powder, milk, cinnamon powder, Granny Smith apple


Let’s get cooking!

Any other favorite Oktoberfest recipes? Post them in the comments section!

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