➤ by Oma Gerhild Fulson
Here are quick and easy appetizer recipes that also work as easy snack recipes. Make these German treats for your next get-together, party, or late-night snacking.
Appetizers, aka Vorspeisen, meaning "before food") are great for parties or when having guests over for an evening. However, they also make great light lunches or suppers.
Add a salad or some fresh bread to make a complete meal. Finish it off with a bowl of fruit salad, some cookies, or perhaps a pudding - very German!
Many of the ingredients for the best appetizer recipes can be kept on hand so that you are always ready to create these quick snacks.
If you keep a special place in your cupboard, fridge, and/or freezer for the items needed, you'll always be able to throw something together at the last minute.
Another tradition is to have a plate or two of cheese slices and a variety of cold cuts. Add some German rye bread, pumpernickel bread, and some fresh buns. Either buy these at your local bakery, or make them fresh.
As easy as it is to put out a bowl of nuts or pretzels, serving these easy appetizers will show your guests that they are special. You can also incorporate these recipes for quick appetizers in your luncheon buffet - your party will be a hit.
Finger-lickin' good oven fried chicken pieces, easy and economical, perfect for family night dinners, for company, and even Oktoberfest! It’s Brathendl, Oma-style!
My best pound cake recipe (Sandkuchen) is this one. My Oma made it, my Mutti made it, and now I make it! It's so quick and easy to make and tastes SO good!
Make the BEST Bavarian braised cabbage recipe that’s perfect for Oktoberfest or anytime you’re wanting a traditional German side dish. It’s Weisskraut, just like Oma makes it.
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