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Word of the Week - Glicklich

Word of the Week - Glicklich

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 2nd Feb 2018

Hello Insiders,I am behind a few days, normally I am working not he word of the week earlier. However I hope you enjoy this weeks word. The word this week is one that can be used on a day to day basis … read more
Homemade Yogurt

Homemade Yogurt

Posted by John J. and Laura L. Yoder, Danville OH on 2nd Feb 2018

1 gallon milk2 TBSP plain gelatin½ cup cold water4 TBSP plain yogurt1 ½ cup white sugarHeat milk to 190 degrees. While heating the milk, dissolve the gelatin in the cold water. Add this to the … read more
Worlds Best Sugar Cookie

Worlds Best Sugar Cookie

Posted by Susan Byler, Housecleaner, Bristolville OH on 22nd Jan 2018

1 cup butter1 cup powdered sugar1 cup white sugar2 eggs2 tsp vanilla¾ cup cooking oil1 tsp salt1 tsp baking soda5 cups flour1 tsp cream of tarterMix and roll into balls. Flatten with a glass … read more
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