By Kevin Williams
Have a couple of Amish-themed stories I wanted to focus on now. One is a a story that appeared in a tiny Canadian newspaper. Manitoulin is a small island community in Ontario that has seen a big growth in Amish population lately. The local newspaper decided to explore some of the Amish Christmas traditions.
AN AMISH CHRISTMAS: I wish this article would have delved a bit deeper in their food traditions, but, hey, they still got out there and did a good article, something a lot of local papers lack these days, so that's something. Click here to read this fun and informative article.
OX TONGUE COOKIES: Okay, the name sounds awful, but the cookies sound pretty good. The Allentown paper posted a couple of recipes for this Pennsylvania Dutch tradition. Click here for the recipes.