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Ein Zitat von Hildegard von Bingen ~ A Quote from Hildegard von Bingen

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How Do You "Shop Small" for German Products in the US?

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One of the best ways to put your dollars to use is, of course, to shop locally and to buy from independent retailers. So if you want to shop direct or shop small for German products, one of the best ways to spend those dollars effectively is to shop direct.

You don't even have to search for a lot of things now, either, as I've created a collection of German, Swiss and Austrian products and services right here at GermanWithNicole.com. It's all listed on the Produkte page.

Here are a few...

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Was denken Sie? Was wollen Sie lernen?

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How often do you get to tell your German teacher what you want to learn?

If your answer is "not that often," today's your lucky day.

Would you answer eight questions for me? They're mainly questions with check-the-box answers like:

  • Why are you learning German?
  • What do you like the most about GermanWithNicole?
  • What kinds of German learning are you most interested in?

And of course there's room for you to ask questions, share ideas, and tell me more about your German learning experiences.

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Where Do You Buy German Products Online?

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When you want to buy a German, Swiss, or Austrian product online, it can be hard to track down. Do you search for the German term or the English translation?

What if you want to "shop small?" How do you do that without searching through page after page of online search results?

You can now easily find more German, Swiss, and Austrian products and shop small/direct on the Produkte page.

For months now I've been searching, gathering, and creating this collection of German, Swiss, and Austrian...

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Woche der deutschen Küche: Kartoffelsalat

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When you grow up in Wisconsin, potato salad is a fairly common salad. But the "German Potato Salad" I had growing up was...not...what I ate in Germany.

I wonder if the recipes that so many of German heritage here in Wisconsin enjoy are from the generations that immigrated to the US?Kartoffelsalat Recipe.png

I ate a lot of Kartoffelsalat in Germany. As in two servings (at least) at any party I went to. Except for one, that one Kartoffelsalat was not good. It was that bad that I remember it 15 years later. As we say...

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Woche der deutschen Küche: Kräuterbutter

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Have you ever had a Grillabend (grill evening)? If you haven't, there are two condiments that stand out the most: Soßen und Kräuterbutter. Sauces and herbed butter.

Sauces are fun, like Curryketchup and BBQ sauce.

But Kräuterbutter? Now that speaks to my dairy-consuming, Wisconsin-raised heart.

What is Kräuterbutter?

 

Kräuterbutter Recipe.pngKräuterbutter is simply a bunch of butter mixed with several herbs and some salt. It's really easy to make, easy to enjoy, and sehr, sehr lecker...

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Wir feiern sieben Jahre GermanWithNicole!

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Juhu! Ausgezeichnet! Ich hab's geschafft!

Seven Years in Business!

In any business there are highs and lows. Sometimes they are close together, like heartbeats, and sometimes they are stretched out over a length of time.

There are no highlights without lowlights and I’ve included them both in this list. In seven years a lot happens in any business, so I’ve selected seven of them for you today.

The Highlights and the Lowlights of the First Seven Years of GermanWithNicole.com

#1...

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Woche der deutschen Küche: Spätzle

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What are they, noodles? Dumplings?

It doesn't matter--it's SPÄTZLE!

I don't believe you've really had German food until you've had homemade Spätzle.

Maybe you've tried dried Spätzle noodles? They're ok. You can find them at ALDI several times a year here.

Spätzle at many Germanic restaurants here is usually pre-made and then reheated in a pan. They're ok but usually they dry out quickly and then they're tough to eat.

The best Spätzle are made at home. They take time,...

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Diese Woche ist «Woche der deutschen Küche»!

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Diese Woche machen Privatkunden eine besondere Aktivität, anstatt den normalen Unterricht zu haben. Sie backen, kochen oder machen ein deutsches Rezept (oder ein österreichisches oder ein schweizerisches Rezept) und schreiben etwas darüber.

Deutsches Essen zu machen ist auch Deutsch lernen. :)

Und Sie dürfen diese Woche mitmachen!

Diese Woche lesen Sie hier drei Rezepte für typische, deutsche Gerichte und es gibt sogar Rezeptkarten, die Sie herunterladen und...

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Nächste Woche gibt es «Woche der deutschen Küche»

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Nächste Woche gibt es eine besondere Woche von Blogposts. Es geht um die deutsche Küche. Hier bedeutet «Küche» alle Gerichte und traditionelle Rezepte. Und wir feiern nicht nur die deutsche Küche, sondern auch die österreichische und schweizerische Küchen auch.

Die deutsche Küche ist viel mehr als Schnitzel und Bratwurst. Die deutsche Küche hat viele schöne Salate, verschiedene Kräuter werden benutzt und man kann einige Rezepte...

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