By Kevin Williams
We have some interesting stories and recipes this week, so let's get right to it! But we begin with a tragedy.....
FATAL ACCIDENT: Usually, it is the Amish involved in a fatal accident, this time, though, a motorcycle hit a buggy somehow and killed the cyclist. Read more here.
BANKING ON THE AMISH: An interesting story in a Cleveland business journal about the Amish as banking customers. Banks like the Amish because, generally, they are a pretty low credit risk. Click here to read this fun article. Buggy loan, anyone?
THE LAST RUSSIAN MENNONITES: Actually, it's not Russia, it's Krygyzstan, a former part of the Soviet Union that is now a poor, mainly Muslim, outpost but one centuries old Mennonite enclave holds out, but it's down to its last 10 families....read more here... Some great reporting by the New York Times!
SNACK FOOD CAPITAL? A small Pennsylvania town has an outsized spot in our pantries....click here to see what town and why!
AMISH COUNTRY BANANA CREME DESSERT: Okay, this sounds like an amazing summer dessert, you really ought to try this! Click here.
MILLIE OTTO: Check out the latest with Millie this week and, man, I'm sorry, her recipe just does not sound appealing at all: scrambled eggs with vanilla sauce. What do you think? I mean, I guess, if she means like eggs benedict and its accompanying hollandaise sauce, it would be okay, but vanilla sauce? Click here.