Heaven & Earth (Himmel und Erde)

  • 2 lbs. potatoes
  • 2 lbs. tart cooking apples
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 cup lard, cooking fat or goose fat
  • 2 onions, finely diced
  • 4 bratwurst or blatwurst

Peel & dice potatoes and apples. Cook in separate saucepans in a little water until tender. Season potatoes with salt and pepper. Season apples with a little sugar.

Sieve or mash the potatoes. Melt lard or fat in a medium skillet. Add onions; sauté lightly. Cook sausages separately. These can be pork, beef or veal sausages or a blend, or blood sausages. Place potatoes and apples in a warm dish. top with onions and sausages. 

– Marlene Adams