On the other hand, think of the percentage of time students spend being taught and trying to learn (if only until after the exam) material they'll never use: the intricacies of Shakespeare, geometric proofs, balancing chemical equations, the causes of the Peloponnesian Wars, years of Spanish (yet ending up unable to speak more than restaurant Spanish.) And the cost - not just the hundreds of thousands of dollars for college and hundreds of thousands more for graduate school but the opportunity cost: what you could have been earning and learning of real-world value if you weren't stuck behind a desk listening to Professor Hasenpfeffer
The French, Belgians, Brits, and even the Germans with their famous hasenpfeffer
have traditional recipes elevating small game to lofty culinary peaks.
I own Hasenpfeffer
's Rabbitry, located in west Leon County (Tallahassee), Florida, where we raise pedigreed New Zealand Whites.
Weaver discusses in interesting detail the "poverty soups" or gravies and the convenience dishes (one-pot meals like Gumbis, a cooked cabbage dish, and Apple Schnitz and Dumplings) of the rural, Buckwheat Dutch in contrast to the parlor dishes and cafe fare of the more gentrified and polished Hasenpfeffer
Dutch urban merchants and professionals.
The dogs and I like a little Hasenpfeffer
from time-to-time so off we strolled with the little Weatherby in hand to bag some bunnies.
In addition to challenging yourself to spell the various words from your seat, you'll probably learn a few interesting words, such as "hasenpfeffer
" (a highly seasoned stew made of marinated rabbit meat), "crepuscule" (twilight) and "Weltanschauung" (a comprehensive conception or apprehension of the world).
"Schlemiel, schlimazel, hasenpfeffer
incorporated!" Unwind from a day of learning and join your colleagues in the heart of Milwaukee.
He tells it in his rich Bavarian accent, as thick as a Hasenpfeffer
SJR: I can't summon the mercy to help a rabbitt out of a stew; but, I can provide additional recipes beyond Hasenpfeffer
namely Li'evre Au Jus, even better, Lapin Farci.
Personal Chefs has cooked up the ultimate in customer convenience: a personal chef who makes house calls and whips up gourmet dishes for less than the cost of dining out in a restaurant.
That's all right if you like hasenpfeffer
, but who wants to eat 50 or 60 pounds of that stuff.
In Old World Wisconsin, Fred Holmes describes a German housewife's list of favorite dishes: coleslaw, dill pickles, potato salad, sour meats, hasenpfeffer
(a highly seasoned stew of marinated rabbit), hamburg steak (precursor to the Americanized hamburger), goulash (beef stew with vegetables), noodles, pickled green beans, celeriac, chives, cheesecake, poppy-seed rolls, pretzels, coffee cake, caraway rye and pumpernickel bread, pickled pig's feet, and blood sausage.