Menu: German Christmas Dinner Published Dec 14, 2010 10:00 AM Food SHARE See the Recipe Brooke Slezak Braised Red Cabbage with Bacon The secret to cooking this dish, a classic German accompaniment to a hearty meat course, is in keeping the pot covered, which helps preserve the cabbage’s deep, purple hue. See the Braised Red Cabbage with Bacon recipe Ben Fink See the Recipe Evan Sklar See the Recipe André Baranowski German Potato Salad German Potato Salad Alpine Sour The inspiration for this drink was a cocktail called the Trinidad Especial, which includes a full ounce of Angostura bitters. Boelte wondered, “How can I do something like this in the German-Austrian tradition, to reflect the menu at Prime Meats?” The answer: Asbach Uralt, a long-aged, full-bodied German brandy, and Underberg bitters, a German digestif that comes in adorable .75-oz bottles. Boelte has a friend who makes a delicious toasted orgeat syrup, but any orgeat will bring a floral fragrance and nutty almond quality to this warming combination of spice, sweetness, and toasty depth. Read the article on how Damon Boelte, bar director at Prime Meats, New York, uses nutmeg: Nutmeg Cocktails for the Holidays See the Alpine Sour Recipe Anna Stockwell Map: The M Factory MORE TO READ RELATED How to Make Jamaican Beef Patties at Home Store-bought pastries have nothing on these ultra-flaky hand pies stuffed with spicy, juicy meat. READ NOW RELATED This New Restaurant Takes Locavore Fine Dining to the Ends of the Earth On the west coast of Greenland, Michelin-starred KOKS highlights all that the rugged landscape has to offer—from bowhead whale to beetroot. RELATED This Dolly Parton-Approved “Salad” Is About To Be Your Picnic Mainstay A Jello-filled, strawberry studded ode to summer.