Karin Pfeiff-Boschek Pies

How One Creative Baker From Germany Perfected the American Pie

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There’s nothing more American than the apple pie, and while savory cakes far out rule the pie in Germany, the country may just be home to one of the most artistic piemakers in the world. Karin Pfeiff-Boschek, who lives with her American-born husband outside of Frankfurt, has gained worldwide recognition …

Sources: Instagram, The Washington Post

Photo: Karin Pfeiff-Boschek

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Gummy Bears have great health benefits when paired with steak

Is A Steak Dinner Served with Gummy Bears the Next Superfood?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There’s nothing wrong with wanting a little dessert after a satisfying dinner, but rarely do we indulge ourselves under the notion that doing so is actually good for us. However, a new finding out of the German University for Prevention and Health Management in Saarbrücken is offering up a dessert …

Sources: Welt

Photo: brentolson

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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HelloFresh

Berlin’s HelloFresh Proves Its U.S. Meal Kit Dominance Is As Fresh As Ever

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

With busy lifestyles and the desire to eat healthy becoming the norm, there has been a fast rise in startups looking to solve that problem with healthy and easy to assemble meal kits delivered to the door. When Germany’s HelloFresh entered into the lucrative US market in 2012, it was …

Sources: HelloFresh

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Subway

Can Germans Make Up For Subway’s American Decline?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For several years, Subway was at the top of its game, opening up locations across the US like they were Starbucks. But all good things must come to an end, and that is a hard reality that the American fast food sandwich chain has had to face in the past …

Sources: Welt

Photo: Mike Mozart

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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American crayfish invade Berlin waters

Are American Crayfish This Year’s Berlin Delicacy?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In the American south, crayfish are prized for their appetizing qualities, but when the red swamp crustaceans began invading new and unfamiliar turf in Berlin over the past year, they were anything but popular in the German city. It is believed the North American crawfish, or Procambarus clarkii, were abandoned …

Sources: Reuters

Photo: coniferconifer [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Cheesy Camembert Donuts added to McDonald's German menu

McDonald’s Germany Begins Serving Up Cheesy Camembert Donuts

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It usually takes a lot for me to step inside a McDonald’s, but the next time I find myself in Germany, I may have to swallow my pride and try out their latest menu addition they call Camembert Donuts. For 3.99 euros ($5), McDonald’s is serving up seven mini donuts …

Sources: McDonald’s

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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10 German Cheese Varieties

10 German Cheese Essentials That You Need to Try

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germans are not only known for being one of the largest consumers of cheese, but they are also known as one of the largest cheese producers in the world. In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day today, we decided to offer a look into ten varieties of cheese that call …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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10 Popular German Potato Chip Flavors

Video: 10 Popular German Potato Chip Flavors

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

While most people celebrate March 14th as “Pi Day”, another unhealthy but less mathematical food is celebrated on this day: National Potato Chip Day. Germany is not as well known for their selection of pies as the country is historically known more for their cakes and torte, but just like …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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KFC location in Bielfeld, Germany

KFC Fries Up Major German Expansion Plans

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has been making news for facing a chicken and gravy shortage in the UK, but that hurdle isn’t getting in the way of the fast food chain’s plans to continue expanding in Europe. The company announced on Friday that it will triple the number of German …

Sources: Spiegel

Photos: KFC

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Woman and her beer

German Beer Sales in 2017 are Lowest on Record

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The land of beer continued to dry up in 2017 as Germany’s beer sales dropped to their lowest levels on record according to a new report published on Thursday by the federal statistics office (Destatis). Germany breweries and liquor stores sold a total of 93.5 million hectoliters of beer in 2017. …

Sources: Destatis

Photo by Les Anderson on Unsplash

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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