Oktoberfest began as a celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig (who later became king) to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen on October 12, 1810. Today the annual celebration continues, beginning the third weekend in September and continuing through the first Sunday in October.
Celebrate Oktoberfest year-round with German recipes. If you have a recipe to share, please post on our Message Board. Add your own special recipe to share with the world.
Cooking with Beer Recipes
German Beer Coffee Cake
German Meatballs with Caper Sauce
Great Round Rueben
Red Cabbage, Apples, and Sausage
Spareribs and Sauerkraut
Spareribs, Apples, and Sauerkraut