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A German-Inspired Friendsgiving Feast in the Heart of Missouri Wine Country


Friendsgiving is a time-honored tradition where chosen family comes together to celebrate friendship and gratitude. What better way to commemorate this special occasion than with a German-inspired feast in the charming towns of Hermann or McKittrick, Missouri? Nestled in the heart of wine country, this Friendsgiving getaway promises not only a delectable culinary experience but also a cozy stay at The Mercantile on the Katy Trail.

Accommodations at The Mercantile on the Katy Trail:

Before diving into the culinary adventure, secure your lodging at The Mercantile on the Katy Trail. The open concept loft-style accommodations provide a perfect blend of comfort and rustic charm. The McKittrick Suite comfortably sleeps four, while the Theatre Stage Vaudeville loft suite offers an intimate setting for two. With unique touches and a convenient location, it's the ideal home base for your Friendsgiving weekend.

Book your stay at The Mercantile on the Katy Trail for an unforgettable Friendsgiving weekend.

Creating a German-Inspired Friendsgiving Menu:

Appetizer: Pretzel Bites with Beer Cheese Dip Soft, homemade pretzel bites served with a rich and tangy beer cheese dip.

Main Course:

(German Pot Roast) Slow-cooked marinated pot roast served with a savory gravy, red cabbage, and buttered noodles.

Side Dish: Kartoffelkloesse (Potato Dumplings) Light and fluffy potato dumplings, a perfect accompaniment to the sauerbraten.

Vegetarian Option: Rotkohl (German Red Cabbage) Braised red cabbage with apples and spices, a vibrant and flavorful alternative for non-meat eaters.

Dessert: Apfelstrudel (Apple Strudel) Thin layers of pastry filled with spiced apples, raisins, and walnuts, served warm with a dusting of powdered sugar.

Provisions at Loutre Market:

To make your German-inspired Friendsgiving feast a reality, head to Loutre Market for all your cooking needs. The market offers a variety of fresh, local ingredients and provisions, ensuring that you have everything necessary to prepare your delicious meal. From fresh produce to specialty German ingredients, Loutre Market has you covered.

Book Your Stay:

This Friendsgiving, escape to the picturesque towns of Hermann or McKittrick, Missouri, and embark on a culinary journey with a German twist. The Mercantile on the Katy Trail provides the perfect lodging for your weekend getaway, and with a fully stocked kitchen and provisions from Loutre Market, you'll have everything you need to create a memorable feast. Book your stay now and savor the warmth of friendship and the flavors of a German-inspired Friendsgiving in the heart of wine country.

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