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MICHELLE’S LEBKUCHEN RECIPE

MICHELLE’S LEBKUCHEN RECIPE

I’m so happy to introduce you to wonderful Michelle, a lovely friend I’ve meet via Instagram. She’s a crazy talent baker, enthusiastic blogger and German food lover. She’s the perfect fit for Ginger by Choice and so I was absolutely thrilled when she agreed to […]

Homemade Vanilla Sugar

Homemade Vanilla Sugar

Let’s talk about Christmas cookies! I really love the American ones during the holidays, however, I have to admit that I prefer the huge variety of the German cookies. I’m super sorry you guys but as soon as I see some Linzer Augen (Linzer eyes), […]

LIBACIOUS OR HOW TO CONQUER HEARTS WITH ELEGANT COCKTAILS

LIBACIOUS OR HOW TO CONQUER HEARTS WITH ELEGANT COCKTAILS

My friends know that I love to wear my torn jeans, a striped button-down shirt and Birkenstock *. Everything is always neat and tidy, but it’s definitely not a big fashion statement. Contrary to me, the three wonderful bartenders Casey, Jesse and Amanda from the […]

OUR FAVORITE CHRISTMAS SIDE: GERMAN RED CABBAGE WITH APPLE AND SPARKLING WINE

OUR FAVORITE CHRISTMAS SIDE: GERMAN RED CABBAGE WITH APPLE AND SPARKLING WINE

  My family is absolutely crazy about Christmas, and I might be one of the worst! We just love this time of year and cannot get enough of it: we bake Christmas cookies, put up our Christmas wreath, listen to the same old Christmas songs […]

Anna’s Pumpkin Granola Recipe

Anna’s Pumpkin Granola Recipe

Today, I’ve something completely new for you: the first guest post on Ginger by Choice! My wonderful friend Anna from Munich shares her fantastic pumpkin granola recipe with us. As a nutritionist, she knows what our bodies need to get through those upcoming cold months. […]

Oktoberfest in Old City I when steins make you smile

Oktoberfest in Old City I when steins make you smile

    Life in Tennessee is different, and beautiful in its own way. The landscapes of the Smoky Mountains and the Big South Fork are gorgeous, the people of East Tennessee have a big heart and Knoxville is a stunning city that proves will, power […]

Homemade Oven baked Apple Chips

Homemade Oven baked Apple Chips

  Saturday mornings are reserved for my trip to the farmer’s market. Right now, I prefer to go to a smaller one here in the area. Every time, the scenery is almost the same except of the seasonally changing products. The fall sun is shining […]

BELLA BERTA – QUEEN OF WEDDING CAKES

BELLA BERTA – QUEEN OF WEDDING CAKES

With two original Bella Berta recipes   Weddings are a bit crazy! The day itself is fantastic, almost surreal and worth every bit of stress. In advance, however, the bride and groom have a huge pile of work. We experienced it and at all of […]

Fall Buffet with Apple Pancakes

Fall Buffet with Apple Pancakes

  Fall slowly arrives, so we’re finally saying Bikini Goodbye! and chef hat Hello! During those days with high temperatures no one of us really enjoyed standing in front of the hot stove to sizzle or roast. Now, with a cool breeze from the porch […]

Tomato Jam 2018 by Nourish Knoxville

Tomato Jam 2018 by Nourish Knoxville

  Three weeks ago, I was invited to be the photographer for the Tomato Jam by Nourish Knoxville. It was a great pleasure and an honor for me to be part of such a great event. Here’s what it’s all about!   Tomato Jam The […]

Summer Supper 2018 at Lacewing Farms

Summer Supper 2018 at Lacewing Farms

  In the next two posts, I just want to show you a bit of all the wonderful things I’ve done in the last couple of weeks which means a little less text and a whole lot more photos. Let’s start with the beautiful Summer […]

Banana Pudding – a Southern Dessert

Banana Pudding – a Southern Dessert

  When we go out to our favorite BBQ place, I always get super excited because of their dessert. Don’t get me wrong – the meat is excellent and the side dishes are great but the best thing you can get there is and remains […]