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German Recipes / Oktoberfest

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. Here you will find recipe resources focusing on German cooking for Oktoberfest or any occasion.

German Recipes for Home Cooking
Celebrate Oktoberfest year-round with German recipes. These recipes are authentic German or German-inspired.

Cooking with Beer
What's an Oktoberfest without beer? With new studies showing beer is actually healthy, why not eat your beer? Learn about cooking with beer, and try some of the many different recipes.

Epicurious Collection
Recipes from the pages of Gourmet and Bon Appetit Magazines.

German Culture Recipes
Tatyana Gordeeva has many recipes for German favorites, including holiday foods. You'll also find a conversion table.

In the Kitchen with Oma
Over twenty German, Austrian, and Swabian family recipes, tried and true. Homestyle instructions complete with photos to show you how it should look.

Oktoberfest History and Recipes
Laura Saunders has interesting historical background on Oktoberfest, along with four recipes from the electronic Gourmet Guide.

Oktoberfest Recipes
Five Oktoberfest recipes including M–hren Kasserolle, Bayerischer Kartoffelsalat, and Rotkohl from Our Shepherd Lutheran Church.

SOAR German Collection
Over 260 recipes and growing, gleaned from Usenet newsgroups.

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