The clock in the front room chimed eight times just as Phylis took her famous sour cream pound cake from the oven. The sweet smell of vanilla and sugar wafted in the air for the past hour while she busied herself tidying up her home for her Saturday afternoon Book...
“Be inventive in hospitality: Romans 12:13 A crisp Autumn breeze blew through the screen door as the sweet smell of cherries lingered in the air in Rosie’s small kitchen. Getting an early start to her day she’d been up before sunrise to be certain everything was in...
Standing at the stove, stirring the rice she had simmering over a pot of boiling water, Mary Bricker wiped her cheek on her sleeve, pushing away a tear that slipped down her cheek. It had been three months since her husband of forty years slipped away from her in his sleep.
Walking up the steps of Shetler’s Grocery, Teena was busy reading her list and didn’t notice that Ben Yoder had held the door open waiting for her to pass through. Without looking up from her list, she gave a short “denki” and proceeded to grab a hand basket to gather the things on her list.
“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.” Amish Proverb Barbara Miller stood at her kitchen window watching the Purple Martins flutter in and out of the houses her late husband had put up just two days before he passed.
No matter how hard I try, I can’t turn down Amish Cinnamon Rolls. It’s one of those guilty pleasures I allow myself to have every so often. Their yeasty centers smothered in gooey butter, sugar and cinnamon take me back to one of my favorite Amish bakeries.
What is it about Amish recipes? You read all the ingredients, and any resolution about healthy eating goes out the window. I know because that is what I do. Just imagining how my kitchen will smell is typically all it takes for me to try something new.
Hebrews 13:16 – And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased. The winter wind was whipping around Emma’s buggy as she pulled up close to the fence at her sister-in-law’s Dry Good Store.
“Beware of your thoughts; they may become words any minute.” Amish Proverb Rebecca stood at the sink washing dishes as she watched her sisters Anna and Emma take clothes off the line. All morning she’d listened to them carry on about finishing their chores so they
As soon as Katie Miller’s resident rooster started his morning song she opened her eyes anxious to get her morning started. Her best friend Emma Byler was coming over to help her make a new dress for her first Sunday night singeon.
Love the story and love whoopie pies. I’ve been making them for years but with a slightly different recipe. I miss your posts. We’ve been to Pennsylvania several times and love it. I love your recipes Tracy especially the sugar cookies well maybe it’s an Amish one also…