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BRIAN IN THE KITCHEN  brought to you by Stittsworth Meats

October 15 2009

Octoberfest: Weinkraut (baked sauerkraut with apples)

INGREDIENTS:
1 qt sauerkraut
1/4 c sliced onion
2 Tbsp. butter or bacon drippings
2 or 3 medium-size apples
1 1/2 c white wine
1/2 c beef stock or bouillon
1 tsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. celery seeds

Directions:
Drain kraut slightly. Cook onion in butter or drippings until transparent. Add sauerkraut and stir; cook slowly. Wash, peel, and core apples; dice fruit and add to sauerkraut. Add wine and enough stock or bouillon to cover. Cook slowly, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Add sugar and celery seeds; cover and finish cooking in moderate 325 oven 30 minutes longer.