Hi friends at Not Quite Amish. I’m Sherry Gore, and here’s a little peek “behind-the-scenes” about the making of a few cooking videos my publisher is posting online in anticipation of the May 7 release of my book Simply Delicious Amish Cooking. Hope you enjoy! *** About a month ago, I get a call while… Read More
On this page you'll find recipes for all types of Amish recipes...and healthier versions, too!
The kitchen is one of my favorite rooms. It always has been. In it I can come up with all kinds of ideas for different dishes, meals, or snacks. I’ve always enjoyed baking and cooking, and growing up I often found myself perusing recipe books for something new to try. My brothers and sisters even… Read More
Do you have a dish you love but no one else in your family likes? All of mine involve Jello. Specifically, Jello Salads. I don’t have a particular favorite, either. Anytime I see a salad that has gelatin, fruit, cream cheese and whipped cream in it? I’m celebrating like we’re eating at a five-star restaurant…. Read More
Every kitchen needs at least one basic cookbook, something that provides an entry for every fundamental recipe prevalent in our homogenized culture. Need to know how to hard-boil an egg? Knead bread? Make pancakes? Cut up a roast chicken? Cook dry beans? You need a standard cookbook to make sure all your bases are covered…. Read More
I remember the first time my Amish friend told me that Bisquick, or any kind of pre-mixed baking product, is a popular ingredient in the Amish kitchen. That didn’t seem right. Any type of ready-made mix seemed too modern, too English. Lately, though, I’ve come to think that using a mix like this seems very… Read More
*From the Not Quite Amish team: this will be our last 31 days of cookbooks post until late next week, when we’ll resume for the rest of the month. We’ll be slowing down slightly for Christmas but will still have one new post each day through the holidays. Our family takes a trip to Lancaster,… Read More