The holidays are usually pretty quiet at the Lillard household. We don’t have a lot of family who lives close. Up until a couple of years ago, I worked retail and spent long hours in November and December helping others. My husband is a peace officer and is often called to work on Thanksgiving or… Read More
On this page you'll find recipes for all types of Amish recipes...and healthier versions, too!
Although I have done some fun Christmas baking with my daughter as she was growing up, I really didn’t do that much. I didn’t like having all the calories around the house! There is something that I do keep on hand that I can easily pull out and put on the table to serve guests… Read More
MERRY CHRISTMAS everyone! I pray your holiday season has been a blessing to you and those around you. I pray we are all sharing the LIGHT of the JOY and HOPE this season brings. It seems that every season, in the midst of joy and the hustle and bustle of all the fun, we circle… Read More
Cranberries are one of those versatile foods you can find in almost any kind of dish, especially the weeks before Thanksgiving or Christmas. Lately I’ve seen recipes for cranberry sauce, cranberry vinaigrette, Asian green beans with cranberries, cranberry muffins, salads topped with dried cranberries, cranberry smoothies, and cranberry sauces for pork. One of my family… Read More
Does your family have special holiday traditions? Do they revolve around favorite foods or certain beverages? Then your family is just like ours! From our family meal of turkey and all the fixin’s to hunting down the perfect tree at the Christmas tree lot, Thanksgiving Day is one to cherish for all of us. Instant… Read More
Love cheesecake? This is THE BEST and THE ONLY cheesecake recipe you will need for the rest of your life. Serious! I have been making it for fifteen years and have even had it requested by the Governor of Arizona. It is tweaked mildly from The Peach Tree Family Cookbook, but, I am telling you, do not… Read More