100 authentic Amish dinners, breads, desserts, and preserves! Phyllis Pellman Good, a leading expert on Amish cooking, spent years researching the delicious recipes in this collection. From interviews with real Amish grandmothers, digging through recipe boxes, and poring over old books and diaries, she has gathered an assortment of traditional and modern dishes that have been and continue to be popular in eastern Pennsylvania, particularly in the Lancaster area. Now you too can experience the warm, comforting recipes of old order Amish cooks. Prepare to make wonderful dishes such as:
Creamy Potato Soup
Oatmeal Whoopie Pies
All these and more will soon become your family favorites and go-to potluck dishes. 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.
Phyllis Good is a New York Times bestselling author whose books have sold more than 12 million copies. She is the original author of the Fix-It and Forget-It cookbook series, Lancaster Central Market Cookbook, Favorite Recipes with Herbs, and The Best of Amish Cooking. Her commitment is to make it possible for everyone to cook who would like to, whatever their age. Good spends her time writing, editing books, and cooking new recipes. She lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.