Tag Archives: Food

Did someone say “kale party?”

Yes, in fact, they did.  The grade conferencing for first semester ended today, and a highly-nutritious cruciferous green vegetable is in season; do you need a better reason to celebrate? Tonight was the faculty Kohlessen (literally “cabbage eating”), and the Kohl … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving #4: Thanksgiving 2011 in Damme

Moin, readers!  I have to apologize for the brief hiatus in my posts.  Much has happened in the past week.  First, I got to welcome George, a.k.a. Dr. Hefeweizen, to Damme!  Second, Weihnachtsmarkt season kicked off last weekend.  Third, and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving #3: Macgyver Pie

Everyone knows that “Thanksgiving” is synonymous with “turkey,” but for me, pie comes in as a close second.  With Thanksgiving just days away, I was in the mood to make some kind of pie last weekend.  Pie-making abroad can present … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving #2: The Meal

Let’s be honest; Thanksgiving is essentially a meal.  It always has been.  Here is a kindergarten version of the holiday’s origins pulled directly from my memory: The Pilgrims came to the New World in the 1600s on a ship called the … Continue reading

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Fall Break Part 2: Luxembourg, Bad Nauheim and Sven

Hamburg only made up part of my fall break adventures.  The second trip had been in the works since August, and had more to do with visiting my friend, Sven, than with marking off countries on my mental travel checklist. … Continue reading

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