Amish Cook: Winter travel can be scary
I think a lot more about accidents since the tragedy that took the life of two of my cousins two weeks ago. Joe will take off work to go with us, which I am glad for. Days like that can be more stressful than being at home working.Continued ...
The Amish Cook: Flu strikes the Eicher household
Wednesday evening and supper is over. Everyone went their own way, some reading, some writing, and some still down with the flu.Continued ...
- The Amish Cook: Still cleaning up and humbly thankful
Amish Cook: Rhubarb juice, pies
It is a rainy Monday here so laundry will be put off until tomorrow. We will be taking care of my friend Amy's children, Matthew, 1½, and Emily, 6 months, tomorrow afternoon.Continued ...
The Amish Cook: Wedding goes well
We attended the wedding Thursday of Matthew and Leanna. Daughter Elizabeth and her friend Timothy were witnesses at the wedding. Matthew is Timothy's brother.Continued ...
- Thursday, April 19, 2012
The Amish Cook: Potatoes are in
Thirty-one years ago today my older sister Leah and Paul were married. I was only in the third grade. Happy anniversary wishes to Paul and Leah if they happen to be reading this column.Continued ...
- Thursday, April 12, 2012
The Amish Cook: A busy Saturday
6:30 a.m. Our day begins. The girls and I start with breakfast while my husband Joe and the boys do the morning chores.Continued ...
- Thursday, April 5, 2012
The Amish Cook: Busy spring break week
There is a lot more activity going around here this morning because six of our children are home from school on spring break.Continued ...
- Thursday, March 29, 2012
The Amish Cook: Laundry out, lamps on
The sun is shining brightly at 7:45 a.m. Looks like it will be a nice day to dry laundry outside. I do hope it will warm up as our thermometer shows 34 degrees. After having 80-degree weather this seems cold.Continued ...
- Thursday, March 22, 2012
The Amish Cook: Spring means rhubarb
The sun is shining and the temperature is over 60 degrees this morning. It looks like it will be another gorgeous day and spring only officially begins tomorrow.Continued ...
- Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Amish Cook: Hands sore from cutting, slicing
This past week has been a very busy week with cutting up the beef. I am so glad that this job is done for another year. My hands still feel stiff and sore from all the cutting and slicing.Continued ...
- Thursday, March 8, 2012
Amish Cook: It's beef-butchering time
Friday evening we butchered a 1,280-pound beef. We are glad temperatures stayed cold with the thermometer now showing 20 degrees.Continued ...
- Thursday, March 1, 2012
Amish Cook: Sewing machines get workout
Last week daughter Elizabeth and I accomplished a lot of sewing. I sewed sons Benjamin and Joseph each a new navy jacket and pants to wear to church. They were pretty excited yesterday morning to wear their new outfits.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 23, 2012
Amish Cook: Daughter Susan writes column
I just came inside after working with Minnie. Minnie is a miniature pony that I am training for a family in our church.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 16, 2012
Amish Cook: Sick child, time to think
I am making coffee. I don't drink coffee every morning but it feels like I need some this morning. I was up with daughter Lovina, 7, during part of the night.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 9, 2012
Amish Cook: Warmth helps stove breaks
The sun is shining and it almost seems like spring with the unusual warmth we are experiencing.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 2, 2012
Amish Cook: Feverish boy still dervish
Kevin, 6, is home from school today. He has been running a fever since yesterday morning.Continued ...
- Thursday, January 26, 2012
The Amish Cook: Cookies in a jar
This has been a different winter so far weather-wise. We had another snowstorm during the past week, but then as quickly as it snowed, it warmed back up.Continued ...
- Thursday, January 19, 2012
- The Amish Cook: More work on a snow day
- Thursday, January 12, 2012
- The Amish Cook: Breakfast haystack tasty
- Thursday, January 5, 2012
- The Amish Cook: Christmas green, but now white
- Thursday, December 29, 2011
- The Amish Cook: Holiday food
- Thursday, December 15, 2011
- The Amish Cook: Christmas is close
- Thursday, December 8, 2011
- The Amish Cook: Kids still love snow
- Thursday, December 1, 2011
- The Amish Cook: Kids want snow but I'm not ready
- Amish Cook: Winter travel can be scary