Strasburg Centennial Cookbook

Strasburg Centennial Committee, Strasburg, North Dakota, 2001, 260 pages, Softcover.

The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to provide the new Strasburg Centennial Cookbook. Strasburg is located in Emmons County, south-central North Dakota in the heart of German-Russian country. The heritage and culture of the Germans from Russia is shared with this excellent foodways cookbook featuring many of the traditional recipes.

Knoepfle Soup well known to Dakotans is featured with 10 different recipes from well known Strasburg area cooks. Other traditional recipes included are: Schnitz Kuechla, Blachenda, Strudels, Fleischkechla, Spaetzle, Dumplings, Potato Buttons, Sauerkraut Buttons, Kraut Knoepfle, Borecka, Cheese Buttons.

There are twelve different recipes for Kuchen including: Wedding Kuchen, German Kuchen, and Filled Kuchen.

Familiar family names from the Strasburg area have submitted recipes for Strasburg's 2002 Centennial Cookbook: Bauman, Bernhardt, Bosch, Deringer, Gefre, Gefroh, Getz, Glass, Heidrich, Lauinger, Reis, Roehrich, Scherr, Schneider, Senger, Selzer, Wagner, Volk, Voller, and Wald.

The ancestors of these Strasburg area families immigrated from the Catholic Kutschurgan villages of South Russia to settle in Emmons County in the late 19th century. One of these Kutschurgan villages was "Strassburg." The other Kutschurgan mother colonies were: Baden, Elsass, Kandel, Mannheim, and Selz.

Strasburg Centennial Cookbook

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