Book Review: “Gather Around the Amish Table” Compiled by Lucy Leid

September 28, 2015 at 8:32 pm | Posted in Books | Leave a comment
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Lucy Leid in her new book, “gather book coverGather Around the Amish Table” published by Herald Press gives us Treasured Recipes and Stories from Plain Communities.

From the back cover: Straight from Amish kitchens to yours

This cookbook offers favorite family recipes and charming stories from Amish and Mennonite cooks. Bake the pecan rolls that taste best after an ice-skating party, or try the hoagies that a community sold to help an Amish family with hospital bills. Discover the cocoa cupcakes with instructions to stir by hand that one young cook took literally, or whip up the whoopie pies that one Amish woman took to market in her horse and buggy.

These cherished recipes speak of comforting traditions, lively communities, and strong Christian faith. Gather your family around the table to sample the nourishing fare and trademark charm of the plain people. In the words of one cookbook contributor: Bake someone happy!

This cookbook is divided into Ten parts:  One:  Breakfast, Two:  Breads and Spreads, Three:  Soups, Sandwiches and Pizza, Four:  Salads & Pickles, Five:  Vegetables & Side Dishes, Six:  Meats & Main Dishes, Seven:  Cakes & Pies, Eight:  Cookies, Nine:  Desserts & Candy and Ten:  Snacks, Beverages & Extras. These recipes are irresistible. Once you get started you will want to try each and every one.  These recipes are easy to make but oh so delicious. The prep time seems to be about an hour and then you are cooking. If you are looking for new recipes and want to eat healthy then this is the cookbook for you.

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Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Litfuse Publicity Group.   I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 <> : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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