16 Movies... you might like

Time again to mention movies from my favorites list. When I see a film or remember one I like, it gets added to my Pinterest Film Board.

In no particular order...

Interstellar. I had been waiting for this one for some time and it did not let down. I greatly appreciate what the Nolan brothers have contributed to film.

The Intouchables.
Inspired by a true story and a friendship that is beautiful to watch unfold and grow.

Life in a Day. 
What was it like to be alive on July 24th, 2010? A documentary compiled from submissions. It can be viewed free on Youtube.

Her. A sweet Science Fiction film with surprising laughter and even more surprising feeling.


The Fantastic Mr. Fox and Moonrise Kingdom. 
These are my favorites coming from Wes Anderson. Lovely to see Roald Dahl's children story become something alive and inspiring.

Blueberry and Cream Cheese Puff Pastries


This is something I have made time and again with requests for the recipe. However, in Germany the ingredients available make this pastry more delicious than ever!!! My eyes pop and my mouth waters. In both countries I use frozen puff pastry. In the U.S. the only one I am able to find is Pepperidge Farm and they tend to be thinner and flatter in the end. However, the Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Cups may be a good substitute to get them as thick and fluffy as pictured above. In Germany I use a frozen version as well and puff pastry is known as Bl├Ątterteig. I believe I just use the Rewe grocery store brand every time. I do not like refrigerated options, frozen proves best I learned. The recipe...

Happy Halloween!!!


A few hours until trick-or-treaters begin ringing the bell! Here is the lantern pumpkin carving and the two faced cat pumpkin. See the other side of the cat, the pumpkins in daylight, and more...

Mystery Build 2014 Sculpture

 

Entries for the Mystery Build 2014 have come to an end and voting has begun. It's now all right to share the piece I created for the contest. I gave a peek a few months ago, and here's the piece in full. Enjoy viewing the entire process...

Luisenpark


"Gondoletta" boats, flower gardens, chess and mini golf, a beer garden, large fields for leisure or sports, sculptures, a Chinese garden and tea house, fish under the bridge and in aquariums...

Luisenpark Penguins, Monkeys, and More


Der Pinguin...

Brownies with Krokant


What is Krokant? It's an ingredient I found here in Germany that is used to top cakes and boy do I just go crazy for it on brownies! See the recipe and more detail on Krokant...

Chocolate Frosted Cream Puffs in Germany


This is a favorite from my childhood. However, when abroad recipes require adjustments. 
So, here is the Cream Puff Recipe made just for Germany...