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Thanksgiving - 11 facts about the American Harvest Festival

 Thanksgiving - the American Harvest Festival

Thanksgiving, the American Harvest Festival, is celebrated in the USA every year in November. Besides Christmas, Thanksgiving is among the most important holidays for every American. Since the American Harvest Festival differs significantly from the harvest festivals as we know them in Germany, we will present to you the 11 most important facts about the American holiday Thanksgiving below.

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Stuffed Burger – 3 recipes you won't be able to resist

 Stuffed Burger

Burgers are not only popular in the USA but also in Germany, highly favored. Especially during grilling season, alongside steaks, ribs, and more, burger patties also make their way onto the grill. In this post, we'd like to present to you three very special recipes: Stuffed Burgers in different variations. One of our recipes even made it to television on Kabel 1 with Patrick Ryan.

But before we dive into the delicious Stuffed Burger recipes, let's first clarify what a Stuffed Burger actually is. With a "classic" burger, as most of us know it, the various ingredients are stacked on top of each other. With a Stuffed Burger, the concept is somewhat similar – however, what's different is that additional ingredients are incorporated into the meat. For instance, cheese is placed inside the center of the burger patty, so the cheese is completely enclosed by the meat. The result after grilling? A juicy piece of meat with a deliciously creamy cheese core. With Stuffed Burgers, the emphasis is on the filling of the burger patty. The possibilities are endless. Now, we'd like to introduce you to three irresistible Stuffed Burger recipes that will surely make your mouth water.

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Mac and Cheese American Style - Recipe, History & Facts

Mac & Cheese American Style

Mac and Cheese or the short form Mac n Cheese is a popular and well-known recipe from the USA. But does the Mac and Cheese recipe really originate from the USA? This is the question we aim to explore in this article. Along with a brief look into its history, we present to you a delicious American-style Mac and Cheese recipe that you absolutely must try. To wrap up, we've also compiled some interesting – albeit occasionally quirky – facts for you.

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Toasting Marshmallows: Helpful Tips for Perfect Marshmallows

toasting marshmallows above fire

Marshmallows are a type of confectionery made from whipped sugar, egg whites, a gelling agent, as well as flavorings and colorings. In Germany, Marshmallows are also commonly referred to as “Mäusespeck”.

Especially in the USA, Marshmallows are extremely popular. They are often used during occasions like Thanksgiving to decorate side dishes such as sweet potatoes and the like. Before consumption, they are frequently heated on a grill. Of course, you can also skewer the Marshmallows on a long stick and roast over an open fire.

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Teriyaki Sauce – Meaning, Origin, Production & Flavor

Food with Teriyaki Sauce

Almost everyone has heard the term “Teriyaki Sauce” or “Chicken Teriyaki” at some point. However, little is known about the history and origin of the widely used Teriyaki Sauce. We've compiled some interesting facts (that you probably don't know yet) about Teriyaki Sauce for you. In this article, you'll learn what Teriyaki actually is, where the term is thought to originate from, how Teriyaki Sauce is produced, and which Teriyaki sauces you should definitely try if you're embarking on a culinary journey to the Asian region.

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Milk Paint - Environmentally Friendly Paint with a Long Tradition

Milk Paint with brush

Milk Paint is also known in this country as Milk Paint or Casein Paint. Casein, a protein component that is also found in milk, is an extremely important binder in Milk Paint. In addition to the included casein, clay, lime, and earth pigments are part of Milk Paint.

The natural Milk Paint is very environmentally friendly and even compostable. Furthermore, it is free from chemical preservatives. Petroleum products are also not used in the colors. Additionally, lead is completely avoided.

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Yankee Candle Alternative: 5 Reasons We Love Kringle Candle

Kringle Candle is our Yankee Candle Alternative

Scented Candles: some swear by the candles from the largest manufacturer within the USA, while others have embraced an alternative to Yankee Candle candles – a delicate topic. To understand why Kringle Candle is the best Yankee alternative for us, we need to take a look into the past.

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