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GLORIA SERVES UP AMISH WEDDING SALAD THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Dear friends both far and wide: Would you join me for a moment as I step back several years and relive some of the most treasured memories of my life? Five years ago, on March 19, I woke with an intense anticipation […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Greetings from Illinois! So much has happened this last week. Disappointed, perplexed, grieving, yet rejoicing…. These descriptions all fit well to the feelings and emotions we’ve had experienced since my last letter. Several months ago my husband Daniel’s oldest brother Tobias and his wife, Fannie, shared the exciting news […] Read more
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