NDSU Libraries publishes new Germans from Russia cookbook

June 15, 2003

Sharing Our Best Recipes: Medina and Tappen, North Dakota: Members and Friends of United Methodist Churches, Medina and Tappen, North Dakota

Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, North Dakota State University Libraries, Fargo, North Dakota, in cooperation with United Methodist Churches, Medina and Tappen, North Dakota, 2003, 239 pages

The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to announce publication of the new cookbook, "Sharing Our Best Recipes", in cooperation with the members and friends of United Methodist Church, Median and Tappen, ND. The cookbook includes many original ethnic German-Russian recipes.

Germans from Russia ethnic recipes include: Fleisch Kuechle, pigs in the blanket (Holapsie), potato soup, Knoephla soup, Ribble milk soup, egg drop soup (Einlaaf), vegetable soup (Borscht), potato pancakes, Stirrum, Grandma's Strudla's, baking powder Strudels, sweet sour Kraut, sweet cabbage, cabbage slaw, sweet and sour cabbage (Haloupsie), hot German potato salad, homemade noodles, dumplings, Sptzle (tiny egg noodle), cheese buttons, lay man's cheese buttons, Kase Knoepfla, cottage cheese buttons, potato Knoepfla, Schlitz Kiechla, Kiechla or fry bread, Baska (Easter bread), Buske (Russian Easter bread), butter horns, date butter horns, buns, peppernuts, Pheffernuesse cookies, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin turnovers, Blatschinda (pumpkin pockets), custard for Kuchen, wedding Kuchen, Kuchen dough, bundt Kuchen, raised potato doughnuts, baking powder biscuits, crackling cookies, raised doughnuts, mom's neckties, crumb cake, and apple slices.

Family names who contributed recipes include: Bitterman, Bittner, Eisenbis, Enzminger, Falk, Guthmiller, Harr, Hersch, Hieb, Hillius, Hoersch, Hofman, Hofmann, Job, Ketterling, Kinnischtzke, Kuck, Mayer, Messer, Mittleider, Moos, Moser, Pfaff, Reich, Roesler, Roemmich, Schlecht, Schmallinger, Sprunk, Staiger, Wasmuth, Wolsky, Wolt, and Zimmerman.

To order the cookbook, send $20 plus $3 postage payable to NDSU Library. Mail to: Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, Sharing Our Best Recipes Cookbook, NDSU Libraries, PO Box 5599, Fargo, ND 68105-5599. Website address to order cookbook is: library.ndsu.edu/grhc/order/cookbooks/sharing.html.

Permission to use any images from the GRHC website may be requested by contacting Michael M. Miller