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Roasted Pork Loin Recipe (With Herbs & Bacon)

This roasted pork loin recipe looks sophisticated to make for Christmas Eve, yet is easy enough to pull off for a fancier stay-at-home dinner night. Served with spätzle in a creamy mushroom sauce, you’ll want to make this over and over again to help you feel closer to Germany!

German-Inspired Gift Guide (Holiday Edit)

For my German-Inspired Gift Guide (Holiday Edit), I am channeling all my favorite things that score high on sustainability, function and beauty! I hope you find a few things to help make someone’s holiday extra special!

My 5 Favorite German Christmas Cookies

Number 5 will surprise you! Who knew picking my top 5 German Christmas Cookies (Weihnachtsplätzchen) would be this hard!

Zwiebelkuchen: The BEST German Onion Pie Recipe

Has fall even happened without this Zwiebelkuchen? This iconic German onion pie has to happen for me at least once every season!

Spitzbuben (Linzer Augen): German Christmas Cookies

A German childhood favorite, apricot jam filled cookie best enjoyed with a “Fette Henne” hot chocolate cocktail! Yum!

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Breakfast

Rumtopf Scones Recipe (Easy)

Rumtopf Scones Recipe (Easy)

This Rumtopf Scones recipe is easy and fast! These boozy, flaky scones with spiced rum apples are perfect for a holiday brunch or to gift to a friend just because!

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Coffee & Cake

Dinner

Roasted Pork Loin Recipe (With Herbs & Bacon)

Roasted Pork Loin Recipe (With Herbs & Bacon)

This roasted pork loin recipe looks sophisticated to make for Christmas Eve, yet is easy enough to pull off for a fancier stay-at-home dinner night. Served with spätzle in a creamy mushroom sauce, you’ll want to make this over and over again to help you feel closer to Germany!

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dirndl kitchen Sophie Portrait

Hallo!

I am Sophie and I am German.

When I first moved to the United States in 2009, I felt very deprived of the German way of eating. To this date, I still miss German cake and coffee time at 3 p.m., so I decided to educate my fellow American friends by writing about German customs and food… which of course involves a ton of cooking, converting of grams to ounces and cups, and drinking of Paulaner Hefeweizen! …read more