Plains Ethnic Cookbook
The Northern Plains Heritage Foundation,
Dickinson, North Dakota, 1998, 204 pages, Softcover.
The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to present
this excellent publication, Northern Plains Ethnic Cookbook including foodways of the American Indian, Anglo-American, Asian,
Czech, Dutch, German, German Hungarian, Germans from Russia, Irish,
Polish, Scandinavian, and Ukrainian.
The Germans from Russia section is extensive including an article,
"Germans from Russia Heritage" by Zita Dauenhauer Gieser, Dickinson.
Zita was a member of the 1996 Journey to the Homeland Tour visiting
her ancestral Black Sea German villages of the Beresan Enclave.
The article, "German-Russian Immigrant Settlements in the Dickinson
Area" has writings submitted by Josephine Hartman and Nick Olheiser.
Interesting food articles include 1) Meat by Nick Olheiser; 2)
Easter by Esther Gengler and Zita Gieser; and 3) Christmas by
Delicious recipes includes a section on "Dough Dishes" such
as Kase Knepfla (cheese buttons), Strudels, Shoupf Noodlen, and
Dampfnudla (bread noodles), Kartoffelsalad (German potato salad),
Borscht Suppe (German vegetable soup), Kase Kuchen, Zucker Kuchen,
Platchinda, Windbeutel (cream puffs), Schaum Torte, Lebkuchen,
Pfeffernusse cookies, Plaetzchen (anise drops), Stollen (Christmas
tea ring), Kirschen Wein (cherry wine), Kamillentee (camomile
tea), and spiced sunflower seeds.
Familiar family names as contributors of the recipes include
Wanner, Hochhalter, Boespflug, Renner, Zimmerman, Huether, Fitterer,
Ammann, Messmer, Gengler, Steier, Gress, Mischel, Armbrust, Schneider,
Hauck, Schafer, Muth, Rehling, Kraus, Koenig, Biel, Bernhardt,
Hecker, Leiss, Heiser, Wilhelm, Schmitz, Bosch, Reisenauer, Jahner,
Dukart, Ziegler, Hoff, and Geiger. The ancestors of these families
immigrated primarily from the South Russia villages (today southern
Ukraine) from the former Black Sea German villages near Odessa
and from the former Crimean German villages near Simperofol.
Northern Plains Ethnic Cookbook
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