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Amish Cook

Food column imparts bad taste

I love “The Amish Cook” column by Lovina Eicher.

July 30, 2014 12:00 am
Meet the new 'name' and recipes of 'Amish Cook' column

Meet the new 'name' and recipes of 'Amish Cook' column

Hi. I'm Gloria Yoder, age 24.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

The Amish Cook: Enjoy zucchini scramble for breakfast or lunch

It is Thursday already and time to get this column out in today’s mail. It hardly seems like two weeks have passed since I penned the last column. I was happy that daughter Verena offered to write last week in my place. She loves to write so she didn’t have a problem about not getting the le…

July 02, 2014 1:00 am

Amish Cook: Lovina's daughter shares casserole recipe

Hello! This is Lovina’s daughter, Verena. Mom has been extra busy lately, so I wanted to help her out by writing the column for her this week.

June 25, 2014 1:00 am

Amish Cook: Zucchini blends in flavorful pie

It is a rainy Wednesday in June as I write this. Son Kevin’s class went to a state park in Indiana today for their school field trip. I am hoping the weather is nicer there. The temperature never went over 60 degrees so far today so it could be chilly for their nature walk through the woods.

June 11, 2014 1:00 am

Amish Cook: Sharing a recipe for chocolate birthday cake

It is Tuesday evening. I’m sitting out here on the front porch and it is very quiet, almost too quiet.

June 04, 2014 1:00 am

Amish Cook: Simmer a flavorful soup for a hearty dinner

Soups are always a good meal option for dinner. Following are a few favorites from The Amish Cook column over the years.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am

Amish Cook: Cheese and asparagus blend in canape recipe

Another rainy day! It has been rainy all week. We were able to get all the clothes dried on Monday even though there was a shower after the clothes were on the lines. We need to do laundry again and sure am hoping for a nice day on Friday or Saturday.

May 21, 2014 1:00 am

Amish Cook: It's the perfect time for rhubarb nut bread

It is a beautiful May morning with the sun shining and the temperature already in the 60s, a perfect day for gardening!

May 14, 2014 2:00 am

Amish Cook: Sharing a day in the life of the Amish Cook

3:15 a.m. Time to start the day! I pack my husband Joe’s lunch while he gets ready for work. I pack a container of leftover breakfast casserole for him to eat at his 8:30 a.m. break. He isn’t hungry for breakfast this early in the morning. Then for his lunch I pack some fried chicken, cherry…

May 07, 2014 12:00 am

Amish Cook: Muffins remain a good way to use overripe bananas

We are still in the process of getting everything cleaned for our upcoming church services that we will host on May 4, Lord willing. Council meeting was set for that day, so lunch will be served during the service. We usually have two tables set and people take turns coming to eat over the n…

April 30, 2014 12:00 am

Amish Cook: Add butterscotch to zucchini brownies

It is turning out to be a nice, sunny day. The temperature is almost 40. We awoke one morning this week with the ground all covered with snow. It stayed cold for a few days with the temperature going down to 22 one night.

April 23, 2014 3:00 am

Amish Cook: Peanut butter pudding a quick treat

April is here, bringing us warmer temperatures. Monday was nice and warm. We hung all the laundry outside on the lines. By evening all of it was dry.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Amish Cook: Use maple syrup in a sweet custard pie

It is the first day of spring. The temperature is staying around the freezing mark this morning. I am hoping we will see some sun to make it seem more like spring.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am

Amish Cook: A day in the life of the Amish Cook

Here's a rundown of a recent day.

March 19, 2014 12:00 am

Amish Cook: Bean soup a comforting meal for family dinners

We are into the first week of March which is unbelievable. It makes us think of spring but the weather outside is telling us something a whole lot different.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

Amish Cook: Yeast doughnuts perfect item for morning menus

We had 200 gallons of propane delivered here this morning. The price was $2.69 a gallon which is probably the most we have paid since we started using it.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am

Amish Cook: Enjoy bacon omelet rolls for breakfast, lunch or dinner

We are having thunder, lightning, and rain right now. The temperature is just over the freezing mark so it turns the driveway into a sheet of ice. It’s a challenge to walk on and for daughter Loretta so much more.

February 26, 2014 12:00 am

Amish Cook: Homemade pizza a perfect welcome home treat

We are still having temperatures below zero on some mornings. We also received a few more inches of snow. The local paper said we have had 41.5 inches of snow this year and the average temperature has been zero.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am

Amish Cook: Sharing a recipe for easy skillet steak

We are already into the second month of 2014. Many, many inches of snow have fallen already this year. Our neighbor cleaned our drive again yesterday. We have some pretty big snow banks that have accumulated from the drive being cleaned out quite often.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am
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