Amish cooking has become ingrained into traditional American cooking. Chances are, growing up your grandmother or your mother prepared a dish or two that was based on a traditional Amish recipe and you didn't even know it.
You just knew that you found it delicious. In my case it was the "Shoo Fly Pie" that my grandmother made when I was a young child. It was awesome! Later in life, I tried to find Shoo Fly Pie, and found that no one knew what I was talking about.
I asked my mother if she had the recipe and as luck would have it, my grandmother never wrote down any of her recipes. She had them all stored in her head. So from there the hunt was on.
I finally traced the roots of my favorite dessert to the Amish, and that is where this book was born. I found that...