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
1/2 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.