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Octoberfest Brats in Pretzel rolls

Since it is the last weekend in October we decided to do little celebrating Octoberfest style.  I think Oktoberfest is actually over in Germany, but oh well.  

Used this recipe to make pretzel roll buns. 
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Grilled up some brats and some onions with a little butter n beer (the onions are hidden under the brats). 
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Then made up a beer cheese and mustard for topping.  I looked up a few recipes and just winged it.  A little beer, dijon and spicy brown mustard, a little butter, garlic salt and pepper. 
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Served with a side of German potato salad (cold...don't think that is traditional).
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Eeetz goot ya.  

Lots of beer to accompany this of course.  Not German beers, the missus and I have been on an IPA kick lately and we tried a few different ones.  I think this was my favorite:

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Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

Comments

  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    edited October 2012
    =P~ I'll trade you some leftover meatloaf for one of those...
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 8,711
    Deal ;)  


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • Rolling EggRolling Egg Posts: 1,995
    Nice cook Smokey. I always buy those johnsonville beer n brats. I have had pretzel buns at the ballpark, but for the life of me cant find them in a store. How did you like that recipe?
  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 5,238
    Oh, ja! Es sieht sehr gut aus.
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,192
    wow looks great A+
    Seattle, WA
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,575
    Looks awesome
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 8,711
    Thanks all!
    Nice cook Smokey. I always buy those johnsonville beer n brats. I have had pretzel buns at the ballpark, but for the life of me cant find them in a store. How did you like that recipe?
    The pretzels were really good...I would definitely do again.  Only complaint is since you actually dip them in boiling water they end up with a good bit of moisture.  They are really good right out of the oven, but after they sit for a while in a zip loc they get kinda soggy.  They are still pretty good reheated- but best to eat right outta the oven.

    I used King Arthur all purpose flour and KA bread flour.  


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 913
    The pretzel rolls sold in German bakeries are fantastic. I've never been able to duplicate them. 
    *******
    Owner of a large and a beloved mini in Philadelphia
  • mb99zzmb99zz Posts: 183
    Oh man I am salivating! That looks soooo good
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