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Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the classic Prairie Public documentary,
Schmeckfest: Food Traditions of the Germans from Russia!

Join us for a virtual Facebook Watch Party on August 9.
Plus, find some of your favorite German recipes below, and check out our shop site for DVDs and recipe cookbooks.


Join our Facebook Watch Party!

When: Sunday, August 9, at 6pm CT
Where: Prairie Public's Facebook page

Watch and comment along with other Schmeckfest fans as we relive this classic documentary.

See our prairie neighbors making traditional foods like Kaseknoepfla, Kuchen, and wedding schnapps, and we’ll visit Schmeckfests around the region.

Plus, our good friends from the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection at NDSU Libraries will join us to share their Schmeckfest stories.

RSVP on Facebook >



Germans from Russia Food Pantry DVD

This DVD brings together three award-winning public television favorites!

Enjoy Schmeckfest: Food Traditions of the Germans from Russia and Recipes from Grandma’s Kitchen Volumes I and II in one DVD package, as well as bonus footage of chefs and complete recipes for the meals featured in the Grandma’s Kitchen programs.

Cookbook for Germans from Russia

This spiral-bound, 150+ page cookbook includes charming drawings, stories, anecdotes, and poems alongside recipes for all your favorite classic German-Russian soups, breads, desserts, salads, and everything in between.

This book has been translated into English from its original German version, written by Nelly Däs.