The Best of Amish Cooking

The Best of Amish Cooking

Traditional and Contemporary Recipes Adapted from the Kitchens and Pantries of Old Order Amish Cooks

By Phyllis Pellman Good; Phillis Pellman Good

Good Books, Spiral, 9781561483303, 224pp.

Publication Date: September 2001


Bestselling author, Phyllis Pellman Good, spent years gathering these recipes from Amish cooks, diaries, and old recipe collections from the Amish of Lancaster County, Pa. Delicious, savory recipes adapted for the everyday cook.
Recipes adapted form the kitchens and pantries of Amish cooks. Presented in their historical setting. Beautiful color photos. Delicious, savory recipes.
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This beautiful book by a leading expert on Amish cooking highlights traditional and contemporary recipes adapted from the kitchens and pantries of Amish cooks. Phyllis Pellman Good has spent years researching these foods. She has interviewed Amish grandmothers and dipped into old books, diaries, and recipe boxes. The dishes she selected are ones that were and continue to be popular in eastern Pennsylvania, usually in the Lancaster area. According to Good, they reflect the fruitfulness of Amish fields and gardens, as well as the group's emphasis on family and community. Wonderful descriptions and introductions prepare the setting. And delicious, savory recipes fill this book with some of the best food you'll find anywhere.

About the Author
Phyllis Pellman Good is a "New York Times" bestselling author whose books have sold more than 10 million copies. Good is the author of the nationally acclaimed Fix-It and Forget-It slow-cooker cookbooks, several of which have appeared on the "New York Times" bestseller list, as well as the bestseller lists of "USA Today", "Publishers Weekly", and "Book Sense".