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Pretzel Love in Germany

Rick Steves | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

Even after decades of travel, it's so fun to still be learning fun little factoids about the cultures we visit. It never ends! In Dresden, my German friend explained that the dough woven into a pattern in a pretzel represents the way our thumbs cross when we fold our hands in prayer.

7 Ways America Needs to Be More Like Germany

Sophie Roth-Douquet | Posted 07.28.2015 | Teen
Sophie Roth-Douquet

In Germany there are bakeries on practically every corner. I lived in Stuttgart, a pretty big city in the south of Germany where I could see three bakeries just by looking out the window and swiveling my head slightly.

You've Never Seen Soft Pretzels Like These

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 08.15.2014 | Taste

Ditch the concession stand and make these at home instead.

3 German Holiday Market Recipes

Clara Schuhmacher | Posted 02.19.2013 | Taste
Clara Schuhmacher

Strolling through the Holiday Market in Union Square, with its soft light and scent of cinnamon, takes me back to winters spent in Bavaria, and many a cold evening spent at the glittery christkindlesmarkts in Munich and Nuremberg.

Pretzel-Crusted Peanut Butter Brownies

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College

I matched the already perfect salty treat, peanut butter, whipped up a chocolate ganache to put on top and then crusted it with pretzels, and quickly found my new favorite dessert.

How To: Use Vending Machine Snacks in Home Cooking

Small Kitchen College | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Small Kitchen College

If you haven't had the time or inclination to pack an afternoon (after-school) snack, you'll likely find yourself in front of your dorm or office vending machine, gazing into that treat-filled tower and clutching your one dollar bill until you have finally decided how to spend it.

College Town Ice Cream Parlor Roundup

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.28.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Here is a list of ice cream parlors around the country near different colleges, big and small, that will blow your taste-buds away.

Detached in a Shoestorm: Bush's Farewell Faceoff

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Stewart

Reagan forgot to duck. Bush didn't. It's unforgettable television that, upon reflection, appears to sum up the man and his presidency.