Making spaetzle 2 results

Spaetzle with Onion and Mushroom Sauce

I'm continuing with my spaetzle (spätzle) adventure! After a bit of research on how this dish is typically served in Germany, I decided to mix the variations and ... well ... do my own thing!   Cheesy Spaetzle After you make your spaetzle, melt 1-2 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet and add your spaetzle, turning to coat.  Add about 1 cup of shredded Butterkäse.  If you can't find good German butter cheese, Havarti or Farmer's cheese will do just fine. Let this ...

How to make Spaetzle

I remember the first time I saw my mom make spaetzle ... I wasn't quite a teenager ... and I wondered what I had done to deserve such punishment! Spaetzle wasn't something I was overly fond of as a kid, I much preferred spaghetti and meatballs as my pasta of choice. I wasn't old enough to appreciate the German squiggly pasta or the tradition it represented in my family. Both of my parents have strong German roots ... ancestors from both sides came to the USA by way of the southwestern part ...