The always popular Amish Cook Column, featuring mouth-watering recipes and pleasant Amish tales!
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Cheery Thanksgiving greetings to all! Thanksgiving is a special season to give thanks, an excellent motivator to get our minds geared into a positive direction. November seems like such an ideal time of the year for Thanksgiving with a busy summer behind us. Our canning shelves are loaded to […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Deer hunting season has arrived! Several weeks ago my husband promised our daughter Julia, age 4, that he’ll take her along bow hunting sometime. She was all excited as I got her ready to go. It was a beautiful fall day, perfect for her to go with Daddy. Deer […] Read more
By Gloria Yoder “Mom, I’m hungry!” Do those words sound familiar to you? All growing children are the same in that regard. I remember coming home from school as a girl and always having that hungry feeling growling within me. I had to have something to eat, or so I thought. What really are some […] Read more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER “Wow, good job, Austin! You’re a big boy now!” We all cheered together as Austin took his first steps. I joined in cheering, yet something within me felt like saying: “What? Not my baby! How can that be? He’s 11 months old. Where did his baby stage go?” I […] Read more
Editor’s Note: Gloria writes this week about her mom turning 50. I’ll chime in here and say that Dorcas Raber is just a wonderful person. I don’t know her terribly well, but she’s raised a super family, has a firm faith and kind heart. She’s just someone that you’d want to have as your own […] Read more
By Gloria Yoder Potatoes. Is there any other plant grown in our gardens that produce a more versatile food than an ordinary potato plant? Potatoes can be used in countless ways whether they’re shredded to be used in a potato salad, fried for breakfast or used in one of the thousands of potato casserole recipes […] Read more