I’m sure you’re saying right about now “you don’t look like the Amish Cook!” Well, you’re right: I’m not the Amish Cook. My name is Kevin Williams and I am the creator and editor of the popular syndicated Amish Cook column. In addition to The Amish Cook, I am also editor of the Teacher Mahlon and Plain Kansas columns.
THE AMISH COOK: a weekly column written by Illinois Amish mom, Gloria Yoder. She lives in Illinois with her husband and 3 year -old daughter Julia, chronicling Amish life each week. Long before the din of reality TV and 24-hour media, the Amish Cook started being penned in 1991 by Elizabeth Coblentz and has continuously published every week since then. The Amish Cook column is posted on Mondays.
PLAIN KANSAS: This weekly column is written by Rosanna Bauman, a young German Baptist woman in Kansas. Rosanna is a farmer, sisters, friend and playfully writes about her Plain exploits on the Kansas prairie. The German Baptists are a “Plain church” but are permissive of photography and more technology than the Amish. Plain Kansas is posted on Wednesdays.
TEACHER MAHLON: Mahlon is an Old Order Amish school-teacher in northern Indiana. He shares his view from the classroom in his poetic missives.
I am also an author and speaker about anything relating to the Plain people. I’ve explored Amish settlements from Maine to Montana, from Texas to Florida. I’ve also spent time with German Baptists and Mennonites (still wanting to visit a Hutterite colony, that’s on my bucket list!). I am 41-years-old (ack, that can’t be possible!), am married to Rachel, and we just had our first child last fall, a wonderful daughter named Aster. Rachel and I like to hike, travel, cook, eat, read and just spend quality family time together.
FOOD, FOOD, FOOD!
So if you are searching for information about the Plain people, you’ve come to the right place! Of course being the online home of The Amish Cook this site does have an emphasis on food, so there are plenty of tasty recipes to be found. We post a lot about Amish cooking on this site, so explore and look for your favorite recipes.
Thank you for stopping by and if you have any questions or comments for me, feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org