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Zucchini Cookies

Zucchini is in full harvest in most midwestern Amish gardens. I know Lovina is using zucchini in about everything.  Hmmmm, is there such a thing as "zucchini ice cream?" If so, let us know!  Meanwhile, there is such a thing as "zucchini cookies."  Try her recipe for those!

Easy Onion Patties

With fresh onions in full harvest in many gardens now, sharing an onion recipe seems appropriate.  Lovina's garden is full of juicy onions ready to harvest, which would be perfect to make these deep-fried delights, a favorite of her family and commonly found on many Amish supper tables.  Try them!

Amish Cook Classic: Homemade Raisin Bread

Yum....Asparagus Bread....

Asparagus season is still in full swing...

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

The New York Times - heaven forbid - would never use the word "Amish" to describe any food, THAT would be too low-brow.

New York Times

Homemade Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Brownies

If you're like me, sometimes you forget that brownies be made without buying boxed mix...


Fresh spring rhubarb remains a staple in most Amish diets.  The tart plant has many uses, which makes it a favorite of Amish cooks...

Canadian Mennonite Potato Salad

Canada's Amish and Mennonite community have developed their own culinary culture north of the border...

Washday Casserole

Spring is officially here and with it sunny, warmer days.  If you're Amish, or just someone who likes the smell of freshly dried laundry outdoors..

Dilly Bread is Dandy

If I tried to make every Amish Cook recipe ever featured, I'd be living in my kitchen. So there are many of Lovina's recipes I have not made...