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The Amish Family Cookbook
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Release Date: October 2012
Print Length: 272
ISBN: 978-0-7369-4378-9

The Amish Family Cookbook

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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….

Amish recipes:

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
½ 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.

Meet the authors

Jerry S. Eicher

Jerry S. Eicher

Jerry Eicher’s Amish fiction has sold more than 800,000 copies. After a traditional Amish childhood, Jerry taught for two terms in Amish and Mennonite schools in Ohio and Illinois. Since then he’s been involved in church renewal, preaching, and teaching Bible studies. Jerry lives with his wife, Tina, in Virginia.

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Tina Eicher

Tina Eicher

Tina Eicher was born and married in the Amish faith, surrounded by a mother and sisters who were great Amish cooks. At fellowship meals and family gatherings, Tina’ s dishes receive high praise and usually return empty. She and her husband, Jerry Eicher, author of several bestselling Amish fiction titles, are the parents of four...

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A Word from the Author

“Tina is a good cook, believe me. The children give positive reviews all the time. And these are not recipes off the cuff, but ones she has prepared herself using her background as an Amish girl, plus her personal experience. So, happy cooking from the Eicher home.”
Jerry Eicher, author of The Amish Family Cookbook

Editorial Reviews

“Whether you would like something different for your Thanksgiving table or just love cookbooks, The Amish Family Cookbook should please you.”
Metro Christian Living

“While there are plenty of delicious recipes for homestyle meals, the real treasure is all the little tidbits of information about the Amish lifestyle along with Amish Proverbs and jokes in the sidebars.”

“…full of authentic recipes you’ll want to try out!”
Five Star Book Reviews

“Highly recommended especially for anyone who truly loves venerable classic culinary delights!”
The Midwest Book Review

“I have never made a dish, bread, cookie, etc., from this cookbook that hasn’t been met with rave reviews. This is a must have addition to your cookbook collection.”
Allie for

“This book is fun in more ways than one. I highly recommend it.”

“I especially liked the venison recipes that were included. I am always looking for new ways to serve deer. I highly recommend this book…”

“The first recipe I tried out of this book were the hamburgers… [My husband] asked that they be added to our permanent rotation of recipes… I would highly recommend this book, especially to someone who likes good home cooking, but wants some simple recipes…”

“These recipes contain normal ingredients that I can find in my local grocery stores. The Amish Family Cookbook fits perfectly in the family of cookbooks that I love.”

“I loved this peek into an Amish Kitchen, and there were so many great recipes to try. I made…Creamy Chocolate Cupcakes for my husband’s birthday dessert and I had myself a really happy husband!”

“I really do love the fact this is a spiral bound (comb-bound) cookbook, so it will happily stay open and flat when I am busy cooking.”

“If you love Amish cooking, are looking for a new cookbook or a cookbook for someone for Christmas or a gift of some sort, then The Amish Family Cookbook would be great to consider!”

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“As Christmas is coming up, this would make a great gift for all the ones on your list that love to cook.”
Edna Tollison,

“This is going to be one of my favorite cookbooks. I’ve tried three recipes so far in order for me to do an honest review and all were hits. How do I know? My husband loved them! (And so did I). I am looking forward to trying more of these great recipes!

“Author Jerry Eicher and his wife Tina have a hit on their hands. I will be recommending this cookbook to everyone.”
—Judy Burgi

“The recipes are delicious and cannot be faulted. Some, to me, were very unusual and that is the great part—it’s always fun to try something new! You will laugh, cook and pray, as you use this recipe book.”
—Karla Hanns,

“I have been known to sit and read cookbooks for hours. This particular one has brought me back to reading it three times now!”
Michelle Durben,

“Jerry and Tina Eicher have put together an amazing collection of tried and true Amish family recipes! I have really enjoyed the cookbook and look forward to preparing many more of the recipes.”
Rhonda Nash-Hall,

“I love to cook and have poured over the recipes in this book. They're user friendly for even a novice cook and I highly recommend this for readers who enjoy Amish fiction and for those who love family-style dinners!”
Brandy Bruce, editor and writer

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