Amish Cook: Looking back on a great holiday and forward to a healthy new year
A whole brand new year lies ahead. What does it have in store for us all? Only God knows so let us put our trust in him.
Winter market gives fresh food lovers plenty of options
Traditional farmers markets wrap up at the end of fall. Some local vendors were interested in keeping the event going year round. The solution was Smith Family Farm’s winter market, now in its third year.
Amish Cook: Soups, stews are wonderful when family finds itself snowed in
We’ve had snow and cold the past few days, perfect weather for some soups or stews.
Amish Cook: Flu bug bites before the holidays
It’s Wednesday evening, Dec. 19, and supper is over. Everyone went their own way, some reading, some writing and some still down with the flu.
For the George family, food and family memories go hand in hand. “You feel comfortable sitting around a table talking over food,” said Donna George of Edgewood. “It is a nice way to celebrate and a reason to get together. And sharing food shows generosity and hospitality.”
Amish Cook: Counting our blessings and getting prepared as the holiday approaches
When our batteries on our solar-powered freezer start blinking low we are even more happy to see the sun. It seems like one sunny day always recharges it for awhile. We are still glad we invested in the solar-powered freezer.
Born to bake
Beverly Givens doesn’t care to talk about her awards for baking. She’d rather talk about how much enjoyment she gets from preparing, baking and sharing her delicacies with others.
Amish Cook: Daughter Verena's been through a lot in her 15 years
We have also entered the last month of 2012. Where does time go so fast? I keep thinking next week will be less busy, and before I know it, the week has passed.
Local fare that's fairly good for you
Keeping a balanced diet is tough. But there’s more to it than just getting your fruits, veggies, protein, grains and dairy.
Howard Hewitt: Not sure what wine to give? Try accessories
Buying wine for the wine lover on your Christmas shopping list is fraught with peril. Do you know their tastes? Do you know their favorite varietals? Can you afford their favorites?
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