The always popular Amish Cook Column, featuring mouth-watering recipes and pleasant Amish tales!
Here are six more Amish recipes that use spaghetti! By Kevin Williams Skillet spaghetti is a favorite on Amish farms. Unlike the Italian kitchens I grew up in, spaghetti is often prepared differently. In my childhood, spaghetti was treated with almost religious reverence. The pot was prepared, oil and salt added to the water and […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Okay, here we go with part two. A week ago, we chatted a bit about the Amish way of life and covered some interesting questions some of you have had. Rita, from Lehman PA, also remarked how children are a gift from God and that it stands out to […] Read more
SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM FOR AMISH THANKSGIVING SALAD RECIPE! THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Thanksgiving greetings! As I mentioned last week, we as a church would sometimes draw names from our 18 families and single households to determine who would be gathering at which home in an attempt to have everyone involved. (Scroll to […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER (Editor’s Note: for Amish frozen cheesecake, scroll to the bottom) You know the apprehension of waiting, the stress of not knowing how things will turn out? That’s been our story on behalf of my youngest brother, Jeriah, who is six years younger, and his wife, Esther. When Jeriah was a […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER I’ll stick with my promise and fill you in on our homeschooling days, or perhaps I should say “moments.” It seems that though I try to stay with routines, my days pass, taking a moment at a time trying to keep things as calm and cool as possible. Okay, […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER It was a normal day. All was going well. My sister-in-law and mother had come to help me for the day. They were mending and hemming shirts, dresses, and pants for the children when my Dad came downstairs where we were working and with a no-nonsense look on his […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER We are having the most pleasant summer that I can remember. I have always thought southern Illinois summers were a bit excruciating at times but so far it has been extraordinarily mild. The nights have brought temperatures into the 50s. It’s absolutely amazing to have cool weather like this […] Read more