From the home of bestselling author Jerry Eicher (more than 350,000 books sold) and his wife, Tina, comes this warm and inviting peek into an Amish kitchen, complete with
Hannah Byler's Pecan Pie
Beat on low speed slightly or with hand beater:
3 eggs 1/3 cup butter, melted 1 cup light corn syrup
? t. salt 2/3 cup sugar
Stir in: 1 cup pecan halves.
Pour into: 1 pie crust
Bake at 375 for 40-50 minutes.
Amish proverbs: It takes seven to cook for to make a really happy wife.
and Amish humor:
The Englisha visitor suffered through a three-hour Amish wedding service, sitting on the hard backless church bench.
"Why does it take so long to tie the knot?" he asked afterward.
"Well," the bishop said, stroking his long white beard. "So that it takes ?em a lifetime to untie it."
Readers will laugh, pray, and eat robustly with The Amish Family Cookbook at their side.