What is authentic Amish food? A few words that I would use to describe Amish foods are: rich, sweet, comforting, hearty, homemade, and probably fattening. lol :). This post contains links to traditional Amish recipes.
Many people believe the myth that the Amish do not pay taxes. It is simply not true! Do the Amish get any tax exemptions? Read more to find out…
Ascension Day, Pentecost Monday, and Second Christmas are some unique Amish holidays. Do the Amish celebrate traditional American holidays? Or do they only celebrate religious holidays?
Do the Amish celebrate Christmas? Yes, they do celebrate Christmas, although they do not celebrate Christmas in the typical American fashion. What are some of the Amish Christmas traditions?
Lancaster County is the oldest and one of the largest Amish communities. Many tourists visit this area every year to learn more about these fascinating and peculiar people. The Amish in Lancaster are unique in their dress style and are all part of the Old Order group.
Amish housekeeping. Some housecleaning tips from the Amish. How do they keep their homes so clean?
Do you have any interest in learning Pennsylvania Dutch? It is the language that the Amish speak. Learn a few PA Dutch phrases and words, and surprise an Amish person the next time you see them. “Kansht du deutch shvetza?” “Can you speak Dutch?”
What is the difference between the Amish and Mennonites? There is a vast difference between the plainest Amish and the most liberal Mennonites, although they still hold some of the same values and beliefs. And there are many Amish and Mennonite churches, but each one is different in some way. Click on the link to keep reading…
There are a number of names that are very common among the Amish. What are the most common Amish girl names? What are the most popular Amish last names?
What might a day in the Life of an Amish woman look like? Read more to find out…Do Amish women have rights?
I spent many days in the garden with my Amish mom. We planted about every kind of fruit and vegetable that we could think of, and we harvested and preserved an enormous amount of food. My mom taught me a lot and I have fond memories of gardening with her.
The Amish have some very unique wedding customs and traditions, and they take their wedding vows very seriously. What do they wear for their wedding? What kind of food do they serve? Do they go on a honeymoon?