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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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What are the Six Levels of Learning German?

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If you've seen the combinations A1, B2 or C1 on your German books but you don't know or understand what they mean, this post is for you!

There are six total combinations of letters and numbers: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2. These are simply guidelines for figuring out where you are in the German learning process.

The name for this straightforward scale is the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or the CEFR.

Why the CEFR is so helpful

This scale is so clear, so helpful for German...

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Are You Ready for Intro to German?

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Are you ready as you'll ever be to start learning German?

Then Introduction to German is for you.

If you'd like to try a class, one that's online, with a live instructor to guide you through your first class with German, this class is for you.

If you're new to German, this class is for you.

If you're tired of trying to "teach yourself" something you don't know yet, this class is for you.

If you're sick of staring at your phone, trying to figure out what that blog post/social media post in...

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Take a Free Course on How to Learn a Foreign Language (Like German!)

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Has anyone ever actually taught you HOW to learn a foreign language?

I bet not.

Would you like to learn it now, for free?

Or would you prefer to stumble around in the dark, potentially for years, getting nowhere?

If you'd like to learn it now, for free, then here's good news for you!

You can take this free course online today.

No strings attached.

 

This Course Teaches You What to Look For and What to Avoid

You can take the information from this course and apply it to any language you'd...

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What Are the Six Parts of Learning German?

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Ask any new German learner and they will say German has a million parts and a gazillion words and then you can add the words together to makes new words and...

Stop!

There are only six parts to learning German.

No one part is more important than the other, either, as they are all part of the same machine, if you will.

Think of it like a car.

Does a car function well if part of it is missing or broken? Not usually!

A couple of weeks ago my car battery died (I'll spare you the details because...

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