The Amish Family Cookbook

The Amish Family Cookbook

by Jerry S. Eicher, Tina Eicher
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The Amish Family Cookbook by Jerry S. Eicher, Tina Eicher

From the home of bestselling author Jerry Eicher (more than 350,000 books sold) and his wife, Tina, comes this warm and inviting peek into an Amish kitchen, complete with….

Amish recipes:

Hannah Byler’s Pecan Pie

Beat on low speed slightly or with hand beater:
 3 eggs   1/3 cup butter, melted  1 cup light corn syrup
 ½ t. salt  2/3 cup sugar 
Stir in: 1 cup pecan halves.
Pour into:  1 pie crust
Bake at 375 for 40-50 minutes.

Amish proverbs:  It takes seven to cook for to make a really happy wife.

and Amish humor:

The Englisha visitor suffered through a three-hour Amish wedding service, sitting on the hard backless church bench.
 “Why does it take so long to tie the knot?” he asked afterward.
 “Well,” the bishop said, stroking his long white beard. “So that it takes ‘em a lifetime to untie it.”

Readers will laugh, pray, and eat robustly with The Amish Family Cookbook at their side.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736943789
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication date: 10/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 553,384
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Jerry Eicher taught for two terms in Amish and Mennonite schools in Ohio and Illinois. He writes of his experience growing up Amish in his memoir My Amish Childhood. Jerry has been involved in church renewal, preaching, and teaching Bible studies. He lives with his wife, Tina, and their four children in Virginia.

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The Amish Family Cookbook 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
sunshineJB More than 1 year ago
Where do I begin? This is going to be one of my favorite cookbooks. How do I know? I’ve tried 3 recipes so far in order for me to do an honest review. All were hits. How do I know? My husband loved them! (And so did I). I am looking forward to trying more of these great recipes! The three recipes that I made so far are: Cheesy Potato Soup, Shipwreck, and Lemon Squares. The Cheesy Potato soup was so rich and creamy. This made two meals for us and my husband finished the last bowl of it for a late supper tonight. Shipwreck, oh my goodness!, was out of this world delicious. I seriously didn’t know if my husband would like it. I watched him take bite after bite and he said the more bites he ate the better it tasted to him! We finished up leftovers on that one yesterday. The leftovers were yummy also! I made the Lemon Squares this afternoon. We tried a small piece as soon as it came out of the oven…delicious. I just tried another piece since they are now cool. Still delicious! Besides the recipes, this cookbook is filled with Amish Proverbs written on the sides of the pages. Also, there are pages with some humorous jokes on them. I’ve had some good laughs! Author Jerry Eicher and his wife Tina have a hit on their hands. I will be recommending this cookbook to everyone. I wish to thank Harvest House Publishers and Jerry and Tina Eicher for giving me a copy of The Amish Family Cookbook to try out and review. Yum!
EstrellaG More than 1 year ago
Bought this cook book on my Nook HD..the recipes are amaing! I collect cook books and this in my top 10 very much a favorite out of over 200 cooking magazines and books
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Extremely disappointed. I was expecting an truly Amish cookbook. I question the authenticity when Velveeta is listed as an ingredient.
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