The always popular Amish Cook Column, featuring mouth-watering recipes and pleasant Amish tales!
HOMEMADE DEER SAUSAGE! THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Hello to all! Early this past Wednesday morning things began stirring in our Amish community. Each year we as a church gather for a hog-butchering. Yes, it’s a major undertaking , yet well worth it, as it supplies us with meat for much of the year. […] Read more
BUSY WIFE POTATOES THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER The winter flu bugs have been doing their share in our community these last days. Seemingly the children are the ones to get the brunt of it: poor dears! As I write I’m holding 3 month old Austin in hopes that he’ll be able to sleep a […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Dear Friends: Nothing in life happens without some motivation and effort. We have been blessed with an ample amount of work in the furniture shop these days. My husband Daniel and brother, Javin, who are co-owners of Rustic Woodcrafts, have been putting quite a bit of overtime in in an attempt […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Greetings from Illinois…. “Love is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction,” Antoine de Saint Expurey What is the first thing that comes to your mind when thinking of February? Probably Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day makes you think of love from your sweetheart, red […] Read more
FRIENDLY FLAT ROCK AND PIZZA POCKETS THE AMISH COOK By Kevin Williams I first met Gloria and Daniel Yoder back in 2011 on a hot – brutally hot – summer day in their rural southern Illinois settlement when I was working on writing Amish Cooks Across America. What struck me immediately about their community […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Hello to one and all! Many hands make work light has become a reality today at Mom’s house. With hosting services at their house on Sunday, there’s lots of cleaning and organizing to be done. In our community the church ladies and girls have a work day of scrubbing […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Dear Friends both far and wide, I was impressed with a quote by motivational writer Brian Tracy so I’ll share it with you: “Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” Don’t we […] Read more