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THE AMISH COOK BY LOVINA EICHER It’s a little past 7 a.m. and the bright glow in the eastern sky looks like a promise for a sunny day. The sun is always welcome at this time of the year. The ground is covered with snow again and the temperatures are colder. Finally feels like winter. […] Read more
Editor’s Discussion: Here is Lovina’s newest column. Hard to believe Susan is attending the young peoples’ gatherings now. Sheesh, I am getting old. 16 is the age when boys and girls start dating and going out on Saturday nights in the Amish church and Susan just had a birthday. I had to sort of laugh […] Read more
Highlights and Discussion: Looks like Kevin (I can’t call him Baby Kevin, like I used to..he’s too old for that!) supplied Lovina with the “cute quips” this week. He is a cute kid and it’s so hard to believe he is 6! And what about that buggy ride? Sounds harrowing! I remember when Rachel […] Read more
Photo: “Oatmeal Chip Cookies in a Jar” are a popular gift-giving item among the Amish. See how these cookies are made in our first episode of “AN ALMOST AMISH KITCHEN.” CLICK HERE TO WATCH! DISCUSSION QUESTIONS FOR THE WEEK: How do you like the video?:) And Susan Eicher turns sweet 16 this week….so she […] Read more
EDITOR’S DISCUSSION TOPICS: Lovina mentions the phone in her shed in this column. This is actually increasingly common among the Old Order Amish. Twenty years or so ago, it wasn’t. But a concession to modern communication is that the Amish often are permitted to have a phone in an outbuilding for emergencies or business. The […] Read more
Editor’s Note: The Amish Cook column will be posted here each week. I try to encourage people to read the column HERE or in their local paper. The column is posted here each Monday and we can discuss it, get your feedback, etc. So join in the discussion each week:) THE AMISH COOK BY LOVINA […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY LOVINA EICHER Another year has gone into history. I often think of the verse “another year will soon be past only what is done for Christ will last.” How very true those words are. We had a green Christmas with warmer than usual weather but we awoke yesterday to a […] Read more