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Word of the Week - Smutz Biks

Word of the Week - Smutz Biks

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 22nd Jan 2018

Hello InsidersI have a few fun words for you today. The word I am sharing is not one that everyone would use regularly. However I am certain that many would be familiar with it. Certainly if you grew … read more
A Renewal Movement, Halb-taufer and the Anabaptist Church

A Renewal Movement, Halb-taufer and the Anabaptist Church

Posted by Marcus Yoder on 22nd Jan 2018

In the years following the migration of Swiss Anabaptists north into the Rhine valley, they settled on farms and estates where they lived in a quiet but sometimes uneasy alliance with their neighbor … read more
Galley Slaves and Moving

Galley Slaves and Moving

Posted by Marcus Yoder on 22nd Jan 2018

By the middle of the sixteen hundreds, the public execution of Anabaptist had come to a complete stop, but there was still persecution. Certain areas would attempt to deal with their “Anabaptist pr … read more
The Big Book: Martyr’s Mirror, A look into the Past

The Big Book: Martyr’s Mirror, A look into the Past

Posted by Marcus Yoder on 22nd Jan 2018

Persecution is often viewed as a hindrance to the growth and development of the church. Not one of us desires to be persecuted, but when it does happen, God has faithfully supplied the grace and co … read more
Best Brown Bread

Best Brown Bread

Posted by Twila Shrock, age 9, homeschooled, Cochranton PA on 19th Jan 2018

When I think of a simple lifestyle, I inherently think of growing your own vegetables, raising chickens, milking a cow and making your own bread. So with that thought in mind I have a Brown Bread reci … read more
Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast Casserole

Posted by Robert (construction) and Susan Miller (homemaker), Baltic OH on 12th Jan 2018

One of many people's favorite meal, Breakfast!For your Saturday morning enjoyment, or anytime for that matter. 2 lbs Tater tots¼ cup buttersausage gravy15 eggs1 tsp salt½ tsp baking powder1 tsp … read more
Word of the Week - Vexel

Word of the Week - Vexel

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 10th Jan 2018

What source of finance do you use to make a purchase? Within the Amish Community, generally most individuals are most comfortable carrying cash to make purchases. This being the most traditional way, … read more
Loving Our Enemies

Loving Our Enemies

Posted by Marcus Yoder on 8th Jan 2018

Heinz Gaugel, the man who painted Behalt, did much of his research in the Martyr’s Mirror.In his reading, he came across an account that he felt deserved a prominent place on the canvas, and in the … read more
Word of the Week - Lebish

Word of the Week - Lebish

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 28th Dec 2017

May all your food be tasty! Great food is the icing on the cake to a great time with family and friends. We all anticipate and compliment each other on how good the food tastes. There are ti … read more
Mom's Oatmeal Cookies

Mom's Oatmeal Cookies

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 28th Dec 2017

I remember being excited for mom's cooking growing up. When I saw this recipe I automatically thought "this has to be a good one". Since recipes that survive from the 1940's will only do so if they ar … read more
Butter Pecan Ho-Ho Cake - Susan Detweiler

Butter Pecan Ho-Ho Cake - Susan Detweiler

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 20th Dec 2017

Butter Pecan Ho-Ho Cake1 box Butter Pecan Cake Mix. Bake as directed in a sheet pan. Let cool.Combine:8 oz cream cheese, softened2 TBSP vanilla instant pudding16 oz Cool WhipSpread this mixture … read more