A Cheesy Snack/Side Dish


Cheesy Brussel Sprouts, an easy snack/side dish 1 bag of frozen Brussel sprouts (plain) 4 slices (or 4 oz) of real cheddar cheese Lightly steam the brussel sprouts with a little water, until thawed out and semi cooked. Let cool if cutting by hand. Slice/chop the brussel sprouts by hand or with a food processor, … More A Cheesy Snack/Side Dish

St. Barbara Capella Ruins, Langensteinbach, Badische History


The St. Barbara Capella (church) was built in the beginning of the 1300s in the town edge of Langensteinbach here in the Alb Valley. A little history (compliments of the a German information website) tells the story beautifully here: “The first documentary mention of the Barbara Chapel as “capella sanctae Barbarae” dates from 1432. The … More St. Barbara Capella Ruins, Langensteinbach, Badische History

Simple Salads


Sometimes cooking and firing up the stove-oven isn’t an appealing option, tired or not.  Salads are simple, easy and convenient to make (and often inexpensive.)   The Salami salad: 1/2 Head Iceberg lettuce Small jar of green olives (pit free) 2 slices of your favorite real cheese green salad onions 2 slices of salami Chopped … More Simple Salads

RosenMontags, Deutschland


Woohoo!!! Attending Rosenmontags Festival today is beyond description, the hooping, hollering and joy was infectious, and everyone was in attendance, including this American ( I even dressed up as little red riding hood, sans wolf.) Here is a bit of history (which I had to look up to get a better understanding.) Compliments of Wikepedia … More RosenMontags, Deutschland