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Ron

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Sauerbraten
« on: November 16, 2021, 11:28:56 AM »

I bought a couple of old, well reviewed cookbooks from Amazon, used. A Polish one and a German cookbook.

Reading the Sauerbraten recipe it looks like it could be up my ally as well as being different. A challenge even.

Anyone here make it or had it? The book claims the American German restaurants don't do a good job. 
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Re: Sauerbraten
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2021, 11:52:51 AM »

My Mother used to make it, but only very occasionally, as to do it right takes 3 to 4 days.

Hers was wonderful.

Alton Brown's recipe looks very similar to what I remember of Mom's.

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/sauerbraten-recipe-1944490


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Re: Sauerbraten
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2021, 12:08:50 PM »

I had it when I was a kid and recall liking it, but my mom didn't make it much since it wasn't a popular dish in the region where my folks came from. I might have to make it as one of my Winter dishes though.  =)
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Re: Sauerbraten
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2021, 12:12:39 PM »

The biggest issue is finding the right gingersnaps. Most of the store bought ones are crap. You want ones that are based on old-school recipes with as few ingredients as possible.

If you can find them, the Stauffer's brand is pretty good.

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Re: Sauerbraten
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2021, 12:15:44 PM »

Stauffer's is the bare minimum.

The best option is to find a German shop or a German bakery.

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Re: Sauerbraten
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2021, 04:16:54 PM »

Stauffer's is the bare minimum.

The best option is to find a German shop or a German bakery.

I think I actually ran across good ginger cookies at Trader Joes, I don't live near one now though.

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Re: Sauerbraten
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2021, 04:43:46 PM »

I think I actually ran across good ginger cookies at Trader Joes, I don't live near one now though.

Trader Joe's gingersnaps (they call it something like "triple ginger") are good.  Cheap ones from Walmart are much better than you'd expect; I use them with brown sugar and mustard to coat baked ham (thank you, Alton Brown)
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