Amish Main Dish: Yum-a-Setta

This is a popular meal! Yum-a-Setta 2 lb. hamburger salt and pepper to taste 2 T. brown sugar 1/4 cup onion, chopped 1 can tomato soup 1 16-oz. package egg noodles 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 cup Velveeta … Continue reading

Interested in Amish Culture? New 2011 Book!

Simple Joys of the Amish Life by Mindy Starns Clark & Georgia Varozza & Laurie Snow Hein. People are fascinated by the Amish in their simplicity, graciousness, and tradition of preparing great, hearty food. This beautiful hardcover is the perfect … Continue reading

Growing Up Amish

Ira Wagler has posted a new blog on his experiences writing “Growing up Amish”. Published by Tyndale. Both the blog and the book are well worth the read. The book is due out July 1st.

A Baby for Hannah

“A Baby for Hannah”, the last book in the “Hannah’s Heart” series, (the book that almost was not), hangs in there at the #6 spot on’s “Amish Fiction page. It is an honor indeed. Please note that the original titles for this series were … Continue reading

Free Recipe Friday – SUPER EASY Chocolate Cake

Hello, Amish Readers! Doesn’t chocolate sound good right now? I thought so too! Check out this week’s treat courtesy of Georgia Varozza’s The Homestyle Amish Kitchen Cookbook! Super Easy Chocolate Cake 2 cups sugar 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. salt … Continue reading

Amish Weddings

Hello, Amish Readers! Amish courtships are secretive. Weddings are sometimes not announced until a few days beforehand. Would you be able to keep quiet?

The Amish and Tractors

                                                                               I recently heard from a reader of The Amish Nanny, who loved the book but said that she had caught an error, a reference to an Amish farmer with a tractor.  She said, I’ve been told that the … Continue reading

Want To Be In Our Amish Newsletter?

Hello, Amish Readers! We wanted to announce that starting in early July, we will be bringing back our Amish Newsletter. It is an online-only edition that is available for sign up on The current circulation is around 4K (it … Continue reading

Free Recipe Friday – Apple Coffee Cake

Hello, Amish Readers! This week’s treat is from The Homestyle Amish Kitchen Cookbook by Georgia Varozza. Enjoy! Apple Coffee Cake 1 can apple pie filling (either a quart of your home-canned or a store-bought 20 oz. can) 2 eggs 1 … Continue reading

Growing up Amish

My signed copy of Ira Wagler’s long awaited non-fiction, “Growing up Amish” has arrived. Be sure and order your copy. It will be in stock July 1st at