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Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese with Bacon – Käse-Nudel-Auflauf mit Butternusskürbis

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese by Baltic Maid

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving in case you celebrate this holiday. It’s not a German tradition so I don’t really celebrate it but I ended up cooking a pretty nice meal anyways. Instead of the traditional turkey I made a pork roast with pineapple and cranberries and I still have leftovers. I love [...]

Caribbean Meat and Plantain Casserole – Karibischer Hackfleischauflauf mit Kochbananen

Caribbean Meat and Plantain Casserole by Baltic Maid

This is one of my favourite casseroles. I really like plantains. They seem to make everything taste better. This recipe uses very ripe plantains which means thy taste sweet in comparison to the green plantains. This sweet flavour is paired with a delicious meat sauce. The casserole consists of five layers of fried plantains and [...]

Quiche with Spaghetti-Squash Crust – Quiche mit Spaghettikürbis

Quiche with Spaghetti-Squash Crust by Baltic Maid

I love spaghetti squash but so far I mainly used it to substitute it for pasta in recipes. To use the squash to make a crust for a quiche, however, sounded intriguing. I wasn’t sure if the crust would really hold but my worries were unfounded. It held together beautifully and it tasted amazing. And [...]

Rice Pudding – Milchreis

Rice Pudding by Baltic Maid

This dessert seems to be popular in many different cultures. In Germany, we call it Milchreis and it is eaten as a dessert or even light sweet meal. You can buy Milchreis ready made in the stores in the refrigerated section. It can also be bought in little packages with a mix of dry ingredients [...]

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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