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2018 Olympic Winter Games: An Eastern European Menu

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Austria won gold for alpine skiing while Germany, Poland and Austria took gold, silver and bronze respectively for ski-jumping in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games so why not cook up a dinner redolent with European and Eastern European classics to feast on while slope watching? Depending on your crowd, Beer-Braised Bratwursts with Pickle Juice Slaw, or Grilled Steak and Peppered Spaetzle with Black Trumpet Mushrooms and Shallot Marmalade would make great entrees, the Potato and Cheese Pierogi is a yummy pop-in-your-mouth hors d’oeuvre, while Braised Red Cabbage with Red Zinfandel makes a perfect side. Finally, cheer for Lindsey Vonn while lapping up the Apple Strudel made with golden rum and raisins.

Menu Timeline

Day Before

Assemble apple strudel

Make pierogi dough and filling and assemble

Make the spaetzle

Cook up the cabbage and refrigerate

Make shallot marmalade

Afternoon Of

Bake strudel

Cook pierogi

Braise bratwursts and make pickle juice slaw

Night Of

Grill steak and cook spaetzle and mushrooms

Assemble bratwursts

Warm cabbage

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