75 authentic Amish soups, stews, casseroles—and delicious bread to go with them. Gathered from interviews with real Amish grandmothers, tattered recipe boxes, and old books and diaries, here is an assortment of delicious baked goods 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 treats such as:
Chicken Corn Soup
Ham, Green Beans, and Potato Stew
Beef Vegetable Soup
Green Bean and Sausage Casserole
Roasht (or Chicken Filling)
Becky Zook Bread
These recipes will soon become your family favorites and go-to meals for church suppers or potluck dinners. With simple ingredients and instructions that are easy to follow, you'll find yourself whipping up the same wonderful and comforting meals you'll find in Amish country.
About the Author
Linda Byler grew up Amish and is an active member of the Amish church today. She is the author of several bestselling fiction series, all set in the Amish world: Hester’s Hunt for Home, Lancaster Burning, Sadie’s Montana, and Lizzie Searches for Love. She has also written several Amish Christmas romance novels including Mary’s Christmas Goodbye, Little Amish Matchmaker, and Becky Meets Her Match. Linda is also well known within the Amish community as a columnist for a weekly Amish newspaper. She lives near Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Laura Anne Lapp, a member of the Amish church, lives with her husband and three young sons in a tucked-away valley in central Pennsylvania. Before her marriage, she was a teacher in an Amish school for eight years.
Bonnie Matthews is a food photographer, cookbook author, and illustrator. When Bonnie is not creating recipes or photographing food, she’s drawing and painting for children’s books and magazines. She’s illustrated 25 books for children, including the award-winning “What To Do” series. In her spare time, she escapes to tiny islands and snorkels to get inspiration for the characters she draws. She is also the author of The Freekeh Cookbook, Hot & Hip Grilling Secrets, Hot & Hip Healthy Gluten-Free Cooking, and The Eat Your Way Healthy at Trader Joe’s Cookbook. She lives in Costa Mesa, California