Join the Silver Sirens Today Oktoberfest Sauerbraten Oktoberfest Sauerbraten This is a German favorite and serves quite a lot of guests. Basically it’s a pot roast, but unlike any you’ve ever eaten. It takes 3 days to marinate, so it’s important to plan ahead. I like to make it a … Read More
You might guess the art of cooking coastal includes a lot of seafood and you would be right.
Yet there is much diversity by the sea. Each coastal living family follows their own traditions be it Italian with festivals, German with Oktoberfest, clambakes and endless celebrations. Join us as we celebrate culture by the sea.
potato-pancakes How can I make easy potato pancakes? Oktoberfest Potato Pancakes 3 slices bacon fried crisp / reserve drippings 4 medium potatoes 1 egg beaten 1/4 cup fine breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon salt freshly ground black pepper to taste Butter sour cream or applesauce to serve Peel potatoes, wash and … Read More
Celebrating Oktoberfest How do I make a perfect Wienerschnitzel? Wienerschnitzel is a rather simple veal dish. A somewhat expensive meat I find that some of the cost can be cut by purchasing a couple of T’bone veal chops and trimming out the bone rather than purchasing the veal scallops. You can … Read More
Oktoberfest Red-Cabbage-Cooking Good food is one focus of Oktoberfest and a German or Bavarian meal is just not complete without red cabbage. It's delicious, nutritious and adds so much color to your table. Ahhh but there is a secret to preserving that beautiful red color. Use enameled or stainless steel equipment because … Read More
Oktoberfest planning – need ideas for appetizers and desserts; can you help? As Mother Earth prepares for her last, loveliest bow, leaf peepers will have to wait a bit longer this year. Summer’s warm days prevail, my patio flowers remain lively and most vegetables are harvested. All that remains is … Read More
You follow the recipe perfectly only to find yucky black slime when you twist open your cooked lobster. What you are seeing is the roe, the lobster's eggs that are not quite cooked. The problem is, if you cook the lobster enough to cook the roe through, it turns a … Read More
It's Saturday night and my family is out of town. I'm kind of lonely and thought I'd make myself some pasta with meat sauce. Sigh, but I thought, it's only one person. That's a lot of work. So I decided to whip up one of my cheat sauces. Yes, I … Read More
Personally I love a sweet in the morning. Now I know muffins are basically cake. Yup, that's the deal. But I do like them so....what do you do about being charged nearly $2 for a single muffin? Well make your own of course. Really, when my mom wakes up and … Read More
Talking Turkey Ultimate guide to Thanksgiving dinner I was amazed to learn some otherwise kitchen competent peeps are intimidated by cooking a Thanksgiving dinner. Always a guest and never the hostess, why? It's not that hard. Here is how to pull it off with ease. So, How do I cook a … Read More
Take a peek into our membership Green Tomatoes are Delicious! Come September and October, Here in my neck of the woods the garden is still going. There are tons of tomatoes evolving in various stages. Soon enough the frost will hit. There will be no opportunity for them to ripen on the … Read More