Oktoberfest #SundaySupper

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For most people Oktoberfest in synonymous with one word: beer. I’ll have to admit I was one of those people for years. I figured, a holiday centered around beer? Count me in!

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For brief period of my life I was a big beer drinker, something about drinking a cold beer in the shower after work was just so satisfying. When my boyfriend and I first moved in together we were living in a windmill, often decorated with beer cans. (Yes, don’t worry I judge myself for that too.) However, being gluten free I learned that Oktoberfest is actually about more than beer. There are so many great foods involved. This week the #SundaySupper Tastemakers are joining together to share the best foods for the holiday.

Oktoberfest Facts:

  • Oktoberfest typically lasts 16-18 days and actually begins in September, not October
  • Oktoberfest has been celebrated since the early 1800s
  • At the 100th Oktoberfest approximately 120,000 liters of beer were consumed
  • The parade on the first Sunday of Oktoberfest is one of the largest in the world, with about 8,000 participants
  • Almost 1,000 tons of rubbish are generated from Oktoberfest each year

Here’s a list of the recipes you can look forward to viewing this Sunday!

Appetizers (Vorspeisen)

Breakfast (Frühstück)

Condiments (Würze)

Dessert (Nachtisch)

Main Dish (Hauptgericht)

Side Dish (Beigabe)

Sunday Supper MovementJoin the #SundaySupper conversation on twitter on Sunday! We tweet throughout the day and share recipes from all over the world. Our weekly chat starts at 7:00 pm ET. Follow the #SundaySupper hashtag and remember to include it in your tweets to join in the chat. To get more great Sunday Supper Recipes, visit our website or check out our Pinterest board.
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