Amish Community Cookbook: Simply Delicious Recipes from Amish and Mennonite Homes
Discover real comfort food with these authentic country recipes!
- 294 delicious, easy-to-follow recipes gathered from real Amish cooks across the United States and Canada
- Lies flat for easy countertop use, with a sturdy hardback hidden-spiral binding
- 100 beautiful color photos of finished recipes and Amish life
- Array of traditional dishes includes appetizers, soups, salads, mains, casseroles, breads, and desserts
- Includes a brief history of Amish, Mennonites, and Anabaptism
This attractive kitchen-friendly cookbook is filled with 294 favorite authentic country recipes gathered from Amish kitchens across the United States and Canada. Bound in a sturdy hardback hidden-spiral binding that lies flat for easy countertop use, Amish Community Cookbook will have you preparing delicious, down-to-earth dishes your family will request again and again!
The Amish people are renowned for their rich agricultural heritage, strong community spirit, and good old-fashioned, stick-to-your-ribs comfort food. This treasury of beloved recipes expresses their close connection to the land and reliance on fresh, natural ingredients.
Amish Community Cookbook offers an endless array of traditional appetizers, soups, salads, main dishes, casseroles, breads, and desserts. Beyond the delicious, hearty taste, this is food that offers something to nourish the soul. One taste and you'll see why these recipes have been bringing families and communities together at the table for generations.
Here is a sampling of the Amish favorites you'll find in Amish Community Cookbook:
- Apple Dumplings
- Baked Corn
- Barn Raising Dinner
- Bread and Butter Pickles
- Brown Butter Noodles
- Chicken Pot Pie
- Corn Soup With Rivels
- Ham and Bean Soup
- Pork and Sauerkraut
- Red Beet Eggs
- Red Velvet Cake
- Wet Bottom ShooFly Pie
About the Author
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is a global, nonprofit organization that strives to share God's love and compassion for all through relief, development and peace. MCC serves in more than fifty countries around the world, reaching out to those who have been struck by war, famine, and natural disaster by providing food and other aid. Each year, Mennonite relief sales raise close to five million dollars for the support of MCC's relief efforts around the world. Almost all of the recipes in this book were collected from relief sales, and include some of the favorite dishes from those events.
Carole Roth Giagnocavo has collaborated on four Amish and Mennonite cookbooks for Fox Chapel Publishing: Treasured Mennonite Recipes, More Treasured Mennonite Recipes, Treasured Amish & Mennonite Recipes, and Amish Community Cookbook. Carole is the publisher of Design Originals, one of the world's leading publishers of books for artists and crafters. A former elementary school teacher, she comes from a long line of great Mennonite cooks.
Katie Weeber has been managing editor at Fox Chapel Publishing, a leading publisher of illustrated non-fiction books and magazines for craft, hobby, and do-it-yourself enthusiasts. Fox Chapel crafts information for a hands-on world, by publishing high quality, tightly focused, and reasonably priced books.
Joel Kratzer's photography can be seen on The Gray Boxwood (thegrayboxwood.com), a site based amid Amish and Mennonite communities in eastern Iowa.