Published by Shiloh Run Press on June 1, 2019
Also by this author: The Seekers, The Farmers' Market Mishap, The Blessing, The Beloved Christmas Quilt: Three Stories of Family, Romance, and Amish Faith
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About this Book
New Compilation of the Recipes that Bring the Amish Together
Brand new, from New York Times bestselling author of Amish fiction, Wanda E. Brunstetter, is a collection of over 200 recipes that are great for taking along and sharing where people meet to worship, work, and play. Included are tips for traveling with and serving food as well as personal stories of how gatherings are at the heart of the Amish community. The well-organized book boasts contributions from Amish and Mennonites from across the United States. Categories include Beverages, Snacks, Breads and Rolls, Salads, Side Dishes, Main Dishes, Desserts, and Feeding a Crowd. Encased in a lay-flat binding and presented in full color, home cooks from all backgrounds will want to add this cookbook to their collection. Wanda E. Brunstetter’s Amish Friends Gatherings Cookbook is sure to become a treasured resource.
The sweet smell of fresh apple bread filled the house as the bread baked and I finished cleaning up the kitchen from my baking test of the new Amish Gathering Cookbook: 25 Recipe Sampler (which you can download for free here) from Wanda E. Brunstetter.
The batter had such an ooey-gooey texture, it looked delicious (although it had raw egg, so I couldn’t try it).
As the bread baked, the scents of tart granny smith apples, sugar, and cinnamon blended together in mouth-watering anticipation.After the loaves had time to cool, it was finally time to dive in. The bread had a crunchy crust and amazing, melt in your mouth, inside! The chunks of freshly chopped apples added a nice fruity bite to the great tasting bread. After the hit this recipe was at my house (one whole loaf was gone in less than 24 hours) I’m excited to try the other recipes in the full Amish Friends Gatherings Cookbook.