German American Thanksgiving

German American Thanksgiving

German American Thanksgiving – Add these delicious popular German recipes to your Thanksgiving Menu

German American Thanksgiving in Oma’s house. Give your traditional Thanksgiving meal this year an Oma twist while adding or combining the following recipes. I picked Classic German Recipes which I was taught by my mother, and she was taught by her mother. A traditional German menu for holidays, celebrations and festivities. Try it out.

Instead of turkey, consider a Beef Roast with Gravy. Replace stuffing or mashed potatoes with my German Yeast Dumplings. And try substituting green beans with Red Cabbage. Of course, Thanksgiving purest would never deviate from the traditional menu. That’s why these recipes—including my Homemade Tomato Soup with freshly baked Baguette, also make great additions!

In my family, I keep everyone deliciously guessing. Some years it’s the bird. Others it’s the roast. And sometimes, depending on the number of guests, it’s both! Mixing and matching the Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes with my “Germerican” alternatives keeps everyone happy and well fed. Pumpkin pie? Sure. But add my Traditional Black Forest Cake plus Red Berry Compote with Vanilla Sauce, and it’s sure to be a Thanksgiving no one will forget.

Regardless of what menu you put together, Thanksgiving is all about getting together with family and being grateful for what we have. It’s in this spirit that I wish you and your loved ones a very blessed holiday. And hope you enjoy these tasty alternatives. As always, let me know what you think.

Yours, Oma

PS: For my Traditional Thanksgiving Menu, click here. (You’ll also find short cuts, holiday traditions, and unique table decorations.)

Mix and match Oma’s Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes with Classic German recipes.

Tomato Soup



Baguette Recipe

German Yeast Dumplings


Red Cabbage


Beef Roast with Gravy


Red Berry Compote with Vanilla sauce


Black Forest Cake

Traditional Black Forest Cake