Category Archives: German Products

My thoughts on various German products

It’s asparagus time!

Spargel! The German diet isn’t famous for being heavy on vegetables.  There is one vegetable, however, that Germans go nuts over: asparagus, Spargel.  Not just any asparagus, either.  In the US, we prefer thin, green asparagus, but in Germany, you … Continue reading

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German Products 7: German Windows and Zombie Blinds

We had several exchange students from many countries at my high school during my senior year.  I remember one day when they were all sitting in a group and complaining about things they missed from home.  The discussion turned to … Continue reading

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German Products 6 & German Music #7: UEFA European Cup Edition

Ole! Ole ole ole!  Ole! Ole ole ole! It’s time for one my favorite sporting events: the UEFA Europameisterschaft.  Think World Cup excitement on a smaller geographical scale.  People have parties, there are large public viewings, and even betting, just … Continue reading

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German Products 5: Multicultural Cold Remedies

We have just left the realm of the so-called “Ice Saints.”  Those are the saints’ days in May when the weather turns cold again.  According to folklore, the weather cannot get really warm until these days have passed.  Unfortunately, wild … Continue reading

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German Products 4: How ’bout eggs?

I love eggs.  I think they’re delicious and would like to take the opportunity to thank whichever early human first had the thought to eat that funny-looking thing it found in a nest somewhere.  I have had the incredible luck … Continue reading

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