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Bierocks – Volga-German Meat Pastries -Wolgadeutsche Fleischpasteten

Bierocks by Baltic Maid

Bierocks are rolls filled with a meat and cabbage. This pastry or hand pie, whatever you want to call it, is perfect for picnics, parties, and potlucks. Or make it on the weekend for a dinners throughout the week. Bierocks can be eaten warm or cold, whatever you prefer. Kids love these pastries. Bierocks are [...]

Cream Cheese Dip with Hot Pepper Jelly

Cream Cheese with Hot Pepper Jelly by Baltic Maid

I tend to always have a package of cream cheese in the fridge. There are so many easy cream cheese snacks, desserts, and appetizers that can be whipped up in no time. This recipe is as easy as it gets. Simply shape the cream cheese and serve with hot pepper jelly. I am a big [...]

Candied Bacon- Kandierter Speck

Candied Bacon by Baltic Maid

Candied bacon has been around for quite a while by now. At first, I was intrigued by this idea of covering bacon with sugar. I thought it was a brilliant yet crazy idea. After I tried it though all I can say that candied bacon is simply incredibly delicious. And you are really missing out [...]

Bocadillo con Queso – Columbian Guava Paste with Cheese – Kolumbianische Guavenpaste mit Käse

Bocadillo con queso can be served as an easy dessert or as an appetizer as well. There really isn’t much too it other than cheese and guava paste but don’t let this simplicity fool you. The combination of flavours is heavenly. The sweet and salty combination is just incredible and addictive as well. This cheese [...]

Pigs-in-a-Blanket Bites – Würstchen-im-Schlafrock-Häppchen

Pigs-in-a-Blanket Bites by Baltic Maid

I love the names for this dish. The English name pigs in a blanket always makes me smile. The German name is Würstchen im Schlafrock. “Schlafrock” has different meanings. When used in reference to food it means “wrapped in dough”. “Schlafrock” is an old German word for bathrobe. It is not used anymore in the [...]

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