The always popular Amish Cook Column, featuring mouth-watering recipes and pleasant Amish tales!
THE AMISH COOK BY LOVINA EICHER The second month of 2012 is almost over already. A few days ago it was blowing snow and we received quite a few inches. Now this morning the sun is shining bright and the mercury on our thermometer is almost 40 degrees. I will probably take advantage of the […] Read more
EDITOR’S DISCUSSION POINTS: I love the maturity of faith that is found even among the youngest of Amish. Susan seems steadfast in her faith and has no qualms about sharing it with us. And I think she does an articulate, great job in writing the column this week! What do you think? THE AMISH COOK […] Read more
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