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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 6 – Bad Duerkheim and the Pfaelzer Wald

Since we had gone further afield the day before, our last full day in the Pfalz was focused more on relatively local activities where a bit of rain would be more easily managed.  We started off with another excellent breakfast, … Continue reading

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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 5 – Wachenheim an der Weinstrasse and into France

In 1891 a man from Friedelsheim, Germany became a naturalized US citizen in Cleveland, Ohio.  That man was my Great-Great-Grandfather.  Through a relatively convoluted chain of events, in the 1990’s families on both sides of the Atlantic who were wondering … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

    a Pfaelzer Leberknoedel (Liver dumpling) with onions and sauerkraut.  It can’t be good for you, but for me no trip to the Pfalz is complete without having one.

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Random Food of the Day

Pfaelzer Saumagen with peppers and tomatoes

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From fruit lover to hater – and back again

When I was growing up in the late 1970’s we lived a few miles away from a retail orchard, and from summer until winter a stop at the orchard concluded the weekly grocery run. Pears were my favorite fruit at … Continue reading

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