Amish Mennonite Recipes and Traditions

Written by Mary Helen Miller

Retail: $7.95
ISBN: 9780971702561
Dimensions: 5-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches
Pages: 162

Foods sustain the Amish Mennonite belief of living simply and eating well from their vegetable gardens and farmlands.

This book explores Amish Mennonite history, traditions, and foods. Recipes include friendship tea, hot chicken salad, apple butter, dill pickles, green bean casserole, cheesy egg casserole, tomato gravy, Amish lemon pie, funnel cakes, Amish Mennonite tapioca pudding, and buttermilk cookies.

Here’s a sample recipe:

Hash-Brown Casserole

Margaret Chapman

2 pounds frozen hash-brown potatoes,
thawed, or 10 cups shredded potatoes
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/2 cup melted margarine
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons diced onions
2 cups sour cream
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Combine ingredients in a large bowl. Pour into a 2-1/2-quart casserole dish. Bake at 350 degrees, uncovered, for 45 minutes to 1 hour.