"Sourkrout and bacon will drive all cares away” is one of the proverbs in the book Proverbs of the Pennsylvania Germans (1929) by Edwin Miller Fogel. While the saying has been used by German-Americans, a specific German source of authorship is not known.
Proverbs of the Pennsylvania Germans
By Edwin Miller Fogel
Lancaster Press, Inc.
Saurgraut un schpek
Dreibt alle saerge wek.
Sourkrout and bacon will drive all cares away.
The Farm Quarterly
It is not surprising that it is a German proverb which says, “Sauerkraut and bacon drive all care away.”
Pennsylvania German Ancestors:
A family history: Frysinger, Schaffner, Royer, Keller, and related families in Lancaster, York, Berks, Dauphin, and Lebanon counties
By Anne Frysinger Shifflet
Frederick, MD: AFS Publications
Sauergraut un Schpeck dreibt alle Sariye weck. Sauerkraut and bacon will drive all care away.—Edwin M. Fogel, Proverbs of the Pennsylvania Germans, p. 120.
Famous Cooking Quotes
October 13, 2009 by cook
“Sauerkraut and bacon drive all care away.”
Anonymous – Pennsylvania Dutch Proverb
CityWeekly (Salt Lake City, UT)
CityWeekly, 09-14-2010 » Page 24
Quote of the week:
Sauerkraut and bacon drive all care away.
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