Mertz Family Treasured Recipes

Mertz Family Reunion Committee, Jamestown, North Dakota, 2001, 194 pages, Softcover.

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The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to provide this cookbook from south central North Dakota with a large population of Germans from Russia. The Mertz families settled in the areas of Jamestown, Medina, Napoleon and Steele. Family photographs are found throughout the cookbook.

This family cookbook has excellent indexing, is well organized, and provide many ethic German-Russia recipes including: Borscht soup, Loretta's Watkins' Knoephla soup, German lettuce salad, hot potato salad, German hot potato salad, creamed navy beans, Blachinda, pumpkin Blachinda, cheese buttons, cheese envelopes, lazy cheese buttons, dumplings or Dumpfnoodla, Fleisch Kuechla, Knoephla and sauerkraut, Knoephla hot dish, Koladetz, Kraut Schtumpa, Schlitz Kuchla, Mom's Good Friday noodles, pigs in a blanket, Halupsy, lazy man's cabbage rolls, stuffed puffed pastry, Stirrum, Strudels, fluffy Johnnycake, raised doughnuts, kuchen, sugar Kuchen, Pfefferneusse, pepper nut cookies, peppernuts, and Krum Kake.

Persons who have contributed recipes for this cookbook include these family names: Boschee, Brunner, DeWald, Gauper, Gohner, Helmsteier, Henrich, Hilzendeger, Jeske, Klein, Mertz, Miller, Morlock, Opp, Pfaff, Rau, Roemmich, Schapp, Schumacher, Veil, Widner, Wieland, and Ziemann.


Mertz Family Treasured Recipes

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