football and weisswurst

Hallo!  Oh man what is there to say, this poor little blog have been neglected for weeks.  My excuse will be the start of the semester for the two of us.  And with the beginning of the school year came the start to college football season so all effort for our my planned meals have gone to breakfasts on Saturday mornings, and our German Word of the Week board has been dedicated to game information.  I’ve spent a ridiculous amount of time combing through different breakfast and tailgating menus and recipes only to ultimately decide to throw things in the kitchen together, well with one exception.  And now that we are in full fall mode, we have been cycling through horror movies like crazy and I have been seeking out new additions to my Halloween playlist. Happy game day to all!

german breakfast sausageBut it’s a night game this week (edit the date for this was 9/13), plus Kelsey is off doing science stuff for a class, so tomorrow we are getting a little back or track with German Breakfast.  On the menu: pretzel rolls, weisswurst, apples, cheese, eggs, and perhaps something sweet to put on the table.  I can’t take full credit, or really any credit for the weisswurst in this meal.  That was entirely Kelsey’s idea from her past post on variations of German sausage.  This week it was finally back at our grocery store so naturally we had to give it a go.  Weisswurst is a sausage almost exclusive to Bavaria, and fitting for breakfast because traditionally this is a sausage that is eaten in the morning – late morning due to it’s preparation.  Made from a mix of veal and pork, this sausage does not use smoked meat, therefore making it extremely perishable.  This sausage is served or brought to the table in it’s cooking liquid; before eating the weisswurst meat should be removed from it’s casing and should be accompanied with a pretzel and sweet mustard.  Pictures to come tomorrow!

Movie-wise we plan to watch Blood Glacier.  Currently streaming on Netflix, this movie is about a scientist who travels to the Alps to research global warming when his group discovers a mysterious red liquid seeping out of a glacier that is affecting the local wildlife.


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