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Everyone’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

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In my family, there is one recipe book to end all recipe books. It is the last word on cookery. This wonderful book contains numerous recipes requiring bathtub-size mixing bowls and is the only place where I’ve ever found the instructions necessary to make both Butter Soup (what???), Head Cheese, and Pickled Pigs Feet. The […]

Seven Layers, One Delicious Salad

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I was a picky eater as a child. I didn’t like cheese. I didn’t like pizza. I abhorred fat and religiously sliced it from my pork chop or roast beef. I didn’t like any vegetables except carrots (I’m sorry I shunned you, corn on the cob). I especially disliked salad, which in my eyes was […]

Amish Cooking

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As an author, one of the things I like to do for research is experience the food the culture I’m writing about cooks and eats. That’s easy to do with the Amish! I don’t cook as much as I used to. I’m usually writing right up until dinnertime and then pull together something quick and […]

Homemade Waffles

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Did you know that February is National Hot Breakfast Month? It’s quite appropriate considering how cold this winter has been. When I get up in the morning and see wind chills down to -30 degrees or below, a hot breakfast is very appealing. The typical Amish breakfast fits right in with that. You’ll often find […]

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