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German Cranberry Orange Cream Tart 

German Cranberry Orange Cream Tart with Easy Caramel Garnishes | All that's Jas

This German Cranberry Orange Cream Tart is an amazing and festive dessert to add to your holiday menu. Its fruity flavor is sweet, tangy, and bright, hugged by a delicious, rich crust. If you’re looking to switch things up from your regular cookies or pumpkin pie, then this tart is definitely for you.…

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Marzipan Gugelhupf with Candied Fruit

German Marzipan Gugelhupf (bundt cake) with Candied Fruit and Chocolate Glaze | All that's Jas

If you're a fan of old-world easy and delicious desserts, you will love this German bundt cake with almond paste, aka marzipan Gugelhupf! Add some candied fruit for color, and this spongy cake becomes a perfect addition to your holiday table. …

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Strawberry Oatmeal Cake 

Strawberry Oatmeal Cake | All that's Jas

Want to have your cake and eat it too? This gluten-free strawberry oatmeal cake is light and refreshing. It's perfect for dessert or an afternoon snack. Fruit and oatmeal qualify as breakfast, amiright? So it's OK to have a slice with your morning coffee! ;)…

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Edible Christmas Candles

Sweet Edible Christmas Candles | All that's Jas

Need an impressive Christmas treat that is made in minutes? Try this easy hack: store-bought cookies, almonds, and sugar glaze make these sweet edible Christmas candles a festive table decoration or gifts for the office. Best of all, there's no baking involved!…

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Chilled Spiced Apple Beer Punch

Chilled Spiced Apple Beer Punch | All that's Jas

Are you looking for something new to spice up your fall holiday table or impress guests at your summer gathering? This insanely delicious, chilled spiced apple beer punch is a perfect choice because nothing says fall like apples and cinnamon. Easy and quick to make, this beverage offers comforting flavors and since it's served chilled it is also a great refreshment all year round.…

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Easy Cheesy Mushroom Pork Chops Recipe

Easy cheesy mushroom pork chops recipe | All that's Jas

Need a quick and easy, delicious dinner for midweek or weekend date meal? This easy cheesy mushroom pork chops recipe is made quickly and with only a handful of fresh ingredients. The perfect solution for a weeknight dinner your whole family will love.…

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Amazing German Green Bean Salad

Amazing German Green Bean Salad | All that's Jas

Ever wish there was another, less boring way to prepare green beans? Well, there is. This amazing German salad is everything but boring. Fresh beans, tomatoes, and hard-boiled eggs paired with a delicious dressing make this a must try! Best of all, it comes together in only 15 minutes.…

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Nutella Blueberry Popsicles

Nutella Blueberry Popsicles | All that's Jas

Love Nutella? Now you can enjoy this chocolate hazelnut goodness and blueberries in a refreshing way with these three-ingredient Nutella popsicles. They're quick and easy to make and loved by kids and adults alike. Here you'll find a total of 12 ice cream recipes in one place.…

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Easy German Pan-Fried Potatoes and Eggs

simplifying German food - potatoes and eggs

There's nothing like experiencing authentic food in the country of its origin! But having means to travel? That's a different story! Luckily, you don't have to travel far, maybe just to your local grocery store, to still enjoy world cuisine. German pan - fried potatoes and eggs are local's favorite meal for brunch or supper and are super easy to make. Best of all, using sweet potatoes makes this dish a healthy choice too. …

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Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi

Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi - All that's Jas

Delicious, tender, cheesy kohlrabi nests to boost your energy. Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi Have you noticed a pattern in my recipe posts this year? Cheese. I’m thinking to re-brand to All that’s Cheese, but my cholesterol level begs to differ. Ava, my 4-yo granddaughter LOVES cheese! If I don’t have few (pre-sliced) varieties in my fridge when she comes over I’m in trouble. The other day she announced her favorite color was CHEESE. Atta girl! We got the biggest kick out…

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Beer and Cheddar Soup

Bear and Chedder Soup - All that's Jas

Drinking your lunch is fun, but nothing beats eating your beer. It’s a good excuse to have it before 5 o’clock, don’t you think? What kind of beer you put in your beer and cheddar soup is totally up to you and your beer preference. If you love robust flavor use ale or go with something lighter, like a pilsner, for a more subtle hint. Too dark of a beer can make the soup bitter. Crispy bacon and French fried…

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Kassler Chops with Remoulade

kassler chops with remoulade

Are you looking forward to Oktoberfest as much as I am? I am really not a beer drinker and never was, but I do love an occasional beer. And there’s no better beer than European. I don’t even need a glass. If you are celebrating Oktoberfest at home I just have the perfect recipe to serve with your beer. Smoked pork chops – kassler with homemade remoulade sauce is a must! Kassler Chops with Remoulade Kassler (German cuisine) is a…

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Easy Cream Puffs

easy cream puffs - All that's Jas

I think I speak for everyone when I say that easy recipes are the best. Baking used to intimidate me and I still see it somewhat as a challenge. With easy recipes like this one for cream puffs, I’m intimidated no more. Easy Cream Puffs The upside for easy baking is obvious – you bake more often. The downside is, unfortunately, also obvious. You bake more often and you get more rounded.…

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Seafood Rice Salad

Seafood Rice Salad - All that's Jas

Preview It’s BBQ and picnic season, YAY! I am tired of always bringing the same dish to cookouts no matter how good it is. I use Google Drive (not an affiliate) to sort the links of recipes that are not on my blog but couldn’t find anything exciting there either. Next, I looked into an almost forgotten old recipe binder and BINGO! I found Jörg’s seafood rice salad recipe that I brought with me from Germany 17 years ago. My…

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Pork Medallions with Bacon and Macadamia

Pork Medallions with Bacon and Macadamia - All that's Jas

  I’m an insanely visual person and you have to be really careful what you say in front of me. I’m wired differently, just ask my husband. I’m ashamed to tell you what went through my head when I described this pork medallions with bacon and macadamia recipe to my friend and she said: “oh, pork on pork!” Watch your mouth, young lady! 🙂 I got this recipe from a German Koch & Back Ideen magazine, 2009 edition. I’ve been…

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Kohlrabi Parmesan Bake

Kohlrabi Parmesan Bake - All that's Jas

Kohlrabi Parmesan Bake First time I had kohlrabi (German turnip) was when I moved to Germany and visited my cousin who lived there since her childhood. Although in my country turnip was generally fed to the livestock, I was pleasantly surprised by its mild, cabbage-like taste. She served it cut like fries and topped with béchamel sauce. Since then I have found many great recipes for kohlrabi and this parmesan bake is the one I make most often. Sometimes I…

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Hearty Sauerkraut Soup

This German-style sauerkraut soup is hearty, warm-your-soul good and perfect dish for fall and winter.     My husband’s ancestors are Irish and German yet he doesn’t like cabbage or sauerkraut! If he didn’t look exactly like his siblings I’d think he was adopted. Cabbage was often on the table during the summer months in my childhood home and mom would prepare enough sauerkraut to last us over the winter.   I always liked the process of preparing the cabbage…

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German Potato Pancakes – Kartoffelpuffer

German Potato Pancakes – Kartoffelpuffer Potato pancakes are associated with cuisines of many European countries but either they were not so popular in Bosnia or my mom didn’t care to make them. Hence, I had my first Kartofellpuffer (a.k.a. Reibekuchen) when I moved to Germany. I was hooked.   I know people who claim that they never had a good German meal. This recipe is easy to follow and I’d suggest they start cooking. Or come over to my house,…

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