German Traditions

There's one time of the year when everyone's German, during Oktoberfest. Experience the German culture with food and drink with these titles from our digital collections.

Sausage! by Jesper Lindberg, Johan Åkerberg

Review provided by Hoopla

You don't have to be a kitchen connoisseur to make homemade sausage. As the saying goes, if you can make a hamburger, you can make a sausage. And now, with Sausage!-the exciting new reference for all things sausage-creating any dish from corndogs to cheesedogs, flying tandoori to cider chicken sausages, is easy for any chef with a mixer and an appetite. Just remember the two basic rules: keep your ingredients clean, and keep them cold. That's it-you've already mastered half of it! The rest is simple: Mince the meat, fill it in the casing, and you're ready to roll. Fry. Cook. Braise. Smoke. Eat! Internationally inspired recipes include: German Wurstfest; Oh Deer!; Moose on the Loose; American Breakfast; Bacon over the Top; Chili All In; And that's just a little taste! Featuring over forty unique recipes for all kinds of meats, fish, and vegetarian options, as well as side dishes, breads, sauces, dips, and more, Sausage! is the must-have cookbook for crafting easy, fun, and mouthwatering sausage dishes. Enjoy!

Mastering Homebrew by Randy Mosher

Review provided by Overdrive

From globally heralded beer-brewing authority Randy Mosher comes the ultimate guide to the craft for beginners and advanced brewers alike. Featuring plain-speaking, fun-to-read instructions, more than 150 colorful graphics and illustrations of process and technique, and 100 recipes for classic and popular brews, this handbook covers everything any brewer could ever want, from choosing ingredients and equipment to mashing, bottling, tasting, and serving. Mosher simplifies the complexities, inspiring and teaching today's burgeoning new league of home brewers.

Pretzel Making at Home by Andrea Slonecker

Review provided by Hoopla

Here's a new twist on an old favorite: pretzels warm from the oven. DIY bakers can make their own crunchy, chewy, savory, or sweet artisan pretzels with this collection of 50 recipes that imagines every way to shape, fill, and top them. Here are the traditional versions as well as novel creations such as Philly cheesesteak pretzel pockets and fried pretzel with cinnamon sugar. More substantial dishes like wild mushroom and chestnut pretzel stuffing, and pretzel bread pudding with caramel sauce elevate the humble pretzel to dinner-table fare as this tantalizing cookbook takes a cherished everyday snack to the next level of culinary creativity.


Mango LanguagesLearn to Speak German with Mango

By learning German, you’ll gain access to an incredible world of fun, excitement, and adventure. From Germany, to Belgium, from Luxembourg to Switzerland: German can take you through some of the most cultured and sophisticated destinations on the continent. Review provided by Mango.

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