Amish Family Recipes: A Cookbook Across the Generations (Paperback)
Every Saturday I look forward to reading the column "Lovina's Amish Kitchen" in the Record Eagle. Lovina Eicher invites the reader into her life on an Amish farm, sharing stories of home life, events happening in her Amish community as well as recipes. In Amish Family Recipes, Lovina Eicher shares more than one hundred mouthwatering recipes. Colorful photographs of easy-to-prepare dishes and pictures of life in an Amish household reveal a people committed to faith, family, community, and simplicity.— Kathy
Straight from an Amish family's recipe box. Savor the authentic, time-tested recipes of an extended Amish family in your own kitchen. In Amish Family Recipes, beloved Old Order Amish newspaper columnist Lovina Eicher shares more than one hundred mouthwatering recipes. Colorful photographs of easy-to-prepare dishes and pictures of life in an Amish household reveal a people committed to faith, family, community, and simplicity. Chock-full of delectable dishes from four generations, Amish Family Recipes includes recipes and memories of Lovina's mother, Elizabeth Coblentz, who wrote The Amish Cook newspaper column. Stories from Lovina, her sisters, and her children offer family lore and mealtime memories. Practical sections devoted to cooking with children, preparing for family picnics, and making large dishes for reunion meals round out this scrumptious collection. A taste of what's inside:
- Overnight Cinnamon Pecan Cake
- Caramel Dumplings
- Sweet Spicy Baked Chicken
- Autumn Vegetable Dish
- Campfire Shish Kebabs
- Cherry Blueberry Supreme
- Whoopie Pies
Recipes passed down in families are the best kind.
About the Author
Lovina Eicher is an Old Order Amish cook, mother, and author of The Essential Amish Cookbook and several other cookbooks. She writes the popular syndicated column Lovina's Amish Kitchen, which appears in 36 newspapers around the United States along with a Facebook page with nearly 5,000 followers. Lovina and her husband, Joe, have eight children and four grandchildren. They live in rural Michigan.