The Amish Cookbook
Recollections and Recipes from an Old Order Amish Family
Hardcover ISBN: 1580082149
Ten years ago, aspiring newspaper editor Kevin Williams convinced Elizabeth Coblentz, an Old Order Amish wife and mother, to write a weekly cooking column called ÄúThe Amish Cook.Äù Each week Elizabeth shares a family recipe and discusses daily life on her Indiana farm, spent with her husband, Ben, and their eight children and 32 grandchildren. THE AMISH COOK, a full-color cookbook based on Elizabeth's columns, compiles more than 75 traditional Amish recipes, photographs of the Coblentz farm, practical gardening tips, cherished family tales, and firsthand accounts of traditional Amish events like corn-husking bees and barn raisings. A truly unique collaboration between a simple Amish grandmother and a modern-day newspaperman, THE AMISH COOK is a poignant and authentic look at a disappearing way of life.Ä¢ ÄúThe Amish CookÄù column is syndicated in more than 100 newspapers nationwide.Ä¢ Elizabeth wrote THE AMISH COOK in longhand by the light of a kerosene lamp.Ä¢ Elizabeth has been a writer for the Amish newspaper, The Budget, for 40 years.
The Best of Amish Cooking
Paperback ISBN: 1561483303
Bestselling author, Phyllis Pellman Good, spent years gathering these recipes from Amish cooks, diaries, and old recipe collections from the Amish of Lancaster County, Pa. Delicious, savory recipes adapted for the everyday cook. Recipes adapted form the kitchens and pantries of Amish cooks. Presented in their historical setting. Beautiful color photos. Delicious, savory recipes. Better Homes and Gardens Books Club. Featured by Book of the Month Club. Better Homes and Gardens Cook Books Club. This beautiful book by a leading expert on Amish cooking highlights traditional and contemporary recipes adapted from the kitchens and pantries of Amish cooks. Phyllis Pellman Good has spent years researching these foods. She has interviewed Amish grandmothers and dipped into old books, diaries, and recipe boxes. The dishes she selected are ones that were and continue to be popular in eastern Pennsylvania, usually in the Lancaster area. According to Good, they reflect the fruitfulness of Amish fields and gardens, as well as the group's emphasis on family and community. Wonderful descriptions and introductions prepare the setting. And delicious, savory recipes fill this book with some of the best food you'll find anywhere.
From Amish and Mennonite Kitchens
Paperback ISBN: 0934672210
Supplies traditional recipes from the Amish and Mennonite people of Pennsylvania for breads, soups, meats, cakes, cookies, and other foods