Wurst Salad from Biergarten Restaurant at Epcot

Schnitzel, strudel and good beer offer a taste of Bavaria at the Biergarten Restaurant at Epcot, which features lively entertainment and 33-ounce steins. This recipe is for the Wurst Salad served at Biergarten Restaurant at Epcot. "Wurst" is the German word for sausage. You can find these products in the deli at many large supermarkets.

Yield: 6 servings.


2 lbs. (4 cups) assorted smoked German sausages (see note)
1 cup julienne red onion
1 cup German sweet pickles, cut on bias
1/2 cup German sweet mustard
1/2 cup German hot mustard
1 cup canola oil
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1/3 cup granulated sugar


1. Cut the assorted sausages on bias.

2. Add the red onion and sweet pickles to the sausages.

3. Mix mustards, oil, vinegars and sugar.

4. Mix dressing with sausages. Let set for 1 hour.

Recipe note: A variety of sausages may be used, such as: debrizener, bauerwurst, jagdwurst, frankfurters and summer sausage.

The [[Germany]] Pavilion is part of the World Showcase within the Epcot theme park in [[Walt Disney World]] in [[Lake Buena Vista, Florida]].

[[Image:Epcot-Deutschland.jpg|thumb|left|200px|German Pavilion]]
The Germany Pavilion is designed to look like a German town, but with architecture from different eras and regions. The Platz (square) is decorated with a statue of [[St. George and the Dragon]] and a [[clock tower]]. The [[Biergarten]], at the rear of the courtyard, sells traditional [[German food]]. The pavilion also has numerous small shops selling German goods, including [[doll]]s and [[cuckoo clock]]s. The area near the pavilion is decorated by an extensive model village with working model trains. Snow White, the 7 Dwarfs, Grumpy, Sneezy, Dopey,l Queen make appearances.{{-}}

==Attractions and Services==
[[Image:Germany epcot rhine boat ride.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Concept drawing for part of the ''Rhine River Ride'']]
===Ride (cancelled)===
The original design of the pavillion called for a boat ride along the [[Rhine]] river. It was to have focused on German folklore, in a similar manner to the Mexico and Norway rides. According to the Walt Disney Company's 1976 annual report the ride was to be '' " ... a cruise down Germany's most famous rivers -- the Rhine, the [[Tauber]], the [[Ruhr]] and the [[Isar]]. Detailed miniatures of famous landmarks will also be seen, including one of the [[Cologne Cathedral]]."''[http://jimhillmedia.com/blogs/jim_hill/print/2772.aspx Jim Hill blog]

Though the building was built, the ride wasn't and is now used as storage space. You can see the main entrance hall, as it's now the dining area for the Biergarten. The ride building is used for storage for floats, a workshop and cast member rehearsal space.

* '''Biergarten Restaurant:''' The indoor restaurant is designed to look as though [[Oktoberfest]] is being celebrated there. [[Schnitzel]], [[strudel]] and [[beer]] offer a taste of Bavaria at the [http://disney-dining.blogspot.com/2006/09/wurst-salad-from-biergarten-restaurant.html Biergarten Restaurant]. It features entertainment and 33-ounce [[stein]]s. The dining hall is actually in the entrance area for the never built boat cruise down the Rhine.

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