The Best of Amish Cooking: Traditional and Contemporary Recipes from the Kitchens and Pantries of Old Order Amish Cooks

The Best of Amish Cooking: Traditional and Contemporary Recipes from the Kitchens and Pantries of Old Order Amish Cooks

by Phyllis Good


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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:
  • Roast Chicken
  • Scrapple
  • Corn Fritters
  • Creamy Potato Soup
  • Sweet Pickles
  • Apple Dumplings
  • Oatmeal Whoopie Pies
  • Shoofly Pie

  • 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.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781680992144
    Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
    Publication date: 10/03/2017
    Pages: 232
    Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

    About the Author

    Phyllis Pellman Good is a New York Times bestselling author whose books have sold more than 12 million copies. She has authored many titles in the Fix-It and Forget-It cookbook series, as well as Fix-It and Enjoy-It Healthy Cookbook (with nutritional expertise from the Mayo Clinic) and “Fresh from Central Market” Cookbook. 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.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction 7

    Who Are These People? 7

    What Is Their Food Tradition in the New World? 9

    What Does This Cookbook Contain? 10

    Mainstays and One-Pot Dishes 13

    Soups and Stews 31

    Meats 43

    Vegetables 57

    Salads and Greens 77

    Pickled Relishes, Sweets and Sours 87

    Breads 101

    Pies 117

    Cakes and Cookies 139

    Puddings, Dumplings, and Desserts 165

    Fruit Butters, Jellies, and Jams 183

    Cheese 193

    Beverages 197

    Candies 205

    Menus for Special Occasions 213

    - A Wedding Dinner 214

    - A Wedding Supper 214

    - Sunday Lunch following Church 215

    - A Funeral Dinner 216

    Readings and Sources 217

    Index 219

    About the Author 226

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