🥣 Trending Amish Soups
Authentic German Rivel Soup: This is a delicious one any time of year! Here's a bit more about it: Family friend - and great friend of Amish365 - Paula Cohen, shared a recipe with me that I'm excited to share with you. Perfect for these cold-weather days. I've run Amish rivel soup (I've seen it spelled rivvel also) recipes on this site before, but this is an authentic German-heritage recipe in its own right and it's fun to try different versions of different recipes. Click here for the recipe.
Asparagus-Potato Soup: Asparagus is a spring staple on Amish farms and this delicious delicacy is great in a soup: just like rhubarb, asparagus will come up year after year in the same patch, so its arrival is always a signal that winter is through. Once you get an asparagus patch started it is pretty hard to get rid of. A lot of people mow theirs down in the fall, but I leave ours alone. I think it makes for stronger roots that will grow better in the spring. Most of our children like fresh asparagus when it is part of a casserole, for instance. If I just cook it and put cream over it, some of the children don't care for it. But we usually make them taste something that they may not want to try, because sometimes they are surprised and really enjoy a new food. When I was a child there were things I didn't eat that I do now. Click here for the recipe.
Chicken Corn Soup: An Amish classic, especially in Pennsylvania. Click here.
🍲 Trending Amish Meals
Yummy Chicken: This is a classic Amish chicken concoction. Click here.
Best-Ever Pot Roast: This is a delicious one, here is a bit more about it: One thing I have in common with Amish and Mennonites: many memories of dishes like this "Best-Ever Pot Roast." I have so many memories from my childhood of my grandma simmering a “rump roast” in the oven, or my Mom slicing potatoes and carrots and sticking a pot roast in a Dutch oven, crock pot, or deep cooking pan. The scent of simmering meat would permeate the house and hours later we’d all sit around for a hearty supper. Click here for the recipe.
Juicy Pork Tenderloin: Click here for this amazing recipe, a great way to enjoy mouth-watering meat.
🥧 Trending Amish Desserts
Brethren Brown Sugar Pie: if you want to really mix things up a bit this is a winner you might want to try: brown sugar pie. This is a classic "Plain pie", coming from the scratch traditions of the Amish and Brethren church. The ingredients in this pie are probably ones you already have in your pantry and, wow, does it make a great pie! The top layer is slightly crispy/firm, encasing a sweet custardy consistency beneath. If you like the taste of brown sugar (who doesn't?), this pie is for you! Click here for this super pie!
Rhubarb Bread Pudding: A delicious spring staple. Click here.
Peanut Butter Maple Chocolate Chip Bars: So super. Click here.