10 Oktoberfest Recipes to Wash Down with Beer

September 18, 2015

Starting tomorrow, the world will get a little bit crazier: It's the beginning of Oktoberfest, that three-week-long celebration of, well, beer! (Why it starts in September, we don't know, but we're happy to start drinking beer and eating pretzels now.) Though you may not be in a raucous tent, German songs ringing in your ears, you can still pour yourself a pint and celebrate. We're revisiting this collection of recipes to get you in the spirit—lederhosen optional.

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Soft Pretzels with Beer Cheese by Nothing in the House // Emily Hilliard


Baker's Sign Soft Pretzels by Nicholas

Soft Pretzels


Winter Spring Summer Fall Chicken Mousse by boulangere

Winter Spring Summer Fall Chicken Mousse


Mushroom Barley Soup by Berna

Mushroom Barley Soup


Garlic, Parmesan and Beer Bread by joninnyc

Gariic Parmesan and Herb Beer Bread


Herbed Chicken Cutlets with Panko and Parmesan by merrill

Herbed Chicken Cutlets with Panko and Parmesan


Sausage and Kale Dinner Tart by My Pantry Shelf

Sausage and Kale Dinner Tart


Matilda, Maple & Garlic Pork Shoulder with Crispy Skin by ENunn

Pork Shoulder


Beer and Bacon Braised Collard Greens by stirfrei

Beer and Bacon Braised Collard Greens


Horseradish Dill Potato Salad by thirschfeld

Horseradish Dill Potato Salad

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Brette Warshaw

Written by: Brette Warshaw

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burning-ice September 24, 2015
These all look delicious, but they have nothing to with Oktoberfest... Maybe it's time for a field-trip.
boulangere September 20, 2012
Thank you for the inclusion in this lovely group. The Garlic, Parmesan & Beer Bread is utterly fantastic.