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Cauliflower Broccoli Salad

Cauliflower Broccoli Salad

Posted by Susie Beiler, on 28th Aug 2019

1 head cauliflower 1 head broccoli 1 1/2 cup uncooked peas 1/2 redonion 1/4 lb Bacon Raisins/Cranberries (your choice) Dressing: 1/4 c. milk 2 c. mayonnaise 1/2 c. sugar 1/3 c. … read more
Mustard Pickles (Cucumber Brine)

Mustard Pickles (Cucumber Brine)

Posted by Mrs. Troyer on 30th Jul 2019

I can say this is one of my summer favorites!I never liked weeding the garden as a child, however I loved partaking in the produce!Below is a recipe of the brine used to create mustard pickles. M … read more
Tom Lyons: Legends and Stories

Tom Lyons: Legends and Stories

Posted by Marcus Yoder on 23rd Jul 2019

When the first Amish settlers moved into the Sugarcreek and Walnut Creek Valleys of Tuscarawas and Holmes Counties, Ohio, they soon had a knock on their remote cabin doors. Upon opening the door the … read more
Hutterites

Hutterites

Posted by Marcus Yoder on 23rd May 2019

Suffering and martyrdom were a factor in the development of Anabaptism in the early years of the movement. Many people suffered, and some died for their faith. One such person was a fiery preacher … read more
Explore Sugarcreek Ohio

Explore Sugarcreek Ohio

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 6th May 2019

Swiss cheese. A railroad. Hardworking people. A painter. Brick factories and coal mines. All these have a part in Sugarcreek’s history. In 1882, a railroad built in the Sugar Creek valley brought … read more
Printing the Martyr's Mirror

Printing the Martyr's Mirror

Posted by Marcus Yoder on 26th Mar 2019

As the Amish and Mennonites settled into the new world, they faced many hardships.What made those early years so difficult for many settlers was the long distance from family, the clearing of land … read more
Recipe: Sticky Cinnamon Rolls

Recipe: Sticky Cinnamon Rolls

Posted by Enos (carpenter) and Susan Barkman, Middlefield OH on 11th Jan 2019

1 ¼ cup confectioner’s sugar½ cup whipping cream1 cup pecans, coarsely chopped2 loaves (1 lb each) frozen bread dough, thawed3 TBSP melted butter1 tsp cinnamonIn a small bowl, combine confectio … read more
Moving West

Moving West

Posted by Marcus Yoder on 13th Dec 2018

When the Amish and Mennonites move and start another settlement in the modern world, it often is because we have “filled” the previous settlement and there is no more land available for young famil … read more
Recipe: Cheeseburger Soup to Can

Recipe: Cheeseburger Soup to Can

Posted by Leanna Schlabach, New Bedford OH on 25th Sep 2018

4 pounds of hamburger, browned 2 large onions, chopped 3 cups carrots, chopped 3 tsp salt 3 cups celery, chopped 9 cups potatoes, peeled and cubed Boil until vegetables are do … read more
Another Test of Faith

Another Test of Faith

Posted by Marcus Yoder on 11th Sep 2018

Last month we stepped back and took a wide look at the nature and shape of the Anabaptist world of 1800.We learned that about 500 Amish had moved from their European homes to Pennsylvania. In the Ne … read more
The Anabaptist World of 1800

The Anabaptist World of 1800

Posted by Marcus Yoder on 21st Aug 2018

Sometimes in the study of history, it becomes necessary to step back and look at the bigger picture. Our view is often very narrow, and we lose sight of the forest because we are looking at a few tr … read more