Homemade Lebkuchen with Love

Christmas in Germany cannot be celebrated without Lebkuchen. They are  a traditional German cookie that is a bit like gingerbread, but usually has a bit more substance added to the dough like carrots, raisins and nuts. They were originally created by Medieval monks in...

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Homemade Lebkuchen with Love

Christmas in Germany cannot be celebrated without Lebkuchen. They are  a traditional German cookie that is a bit like gingerbread, but usually has a bit more substance added to the dough like carrots, raisins and nuts. They were originally created by Medieval monks in...

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Stuffed & Roasted Farmer’s Duck

Our Christmas menu, like New Year’s, is always a bit up in the air at this time of year. Last year it was fairly easy for us to decide because we wanted a Thanksgiving-style dinner since we skipped our Thanksgiving dinner last November. We figured it would be a bit...

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Homemade chocolate liqueur

I’ve always loved the idea of making your own Christmas presents for your loved ones. They just become so much more special than anything you can buy. In fact, I think we need some rules in this house which state that at least one of the gifts we give to one another...

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