In most Amish farmhouses, the kitchen is the "nerve center" of the house and family. This is where coffee gets made, conversation is had, a snack is fixed, and meals made. Disputes are solved and fences mended over coffee and conversation is the kitchen. Memories are made by creating holiday treats and treasures - in the kitchen.
And during winter, the Amish kitchen is full of comfort food and calories, serving up buttery biscuits, meat pies, and simmering stews.
Let's look at five farmhouse favorites: