The Yoders make waves

The 100-day countdown unwound at last. You may remember the 100-link children’s paper chain we made earlier this summer. After the chains were m...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Spinach rolls

Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Spinach rolls

Hello! This week’s recipe is a quick appetizer.I first taste-tested this one at a carry-in where I worked in Circleville at a trucking company. ...

September 11th, 2020 |  


Stuff yourself with stuffed French toast

If life gives lemons, make lemonade. How often have I made that statement? Sometimes it’s through tears that I set my face towards the sun once ...

September 10th, 2020 |  



Bacon-stuffed mushrooms a hit at the Yoders’

We are down to the last days of Mary’s stay. How we will all miss her once she’s gone back home to Ohio! After two months of having Mary h...

September 4th, 2020 |  


Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Pimento Cheese Spread

Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Pimento Cheese Spread

Hello! I was introduced to this recipe at a family reunion back in the mid 1980s.I thought it was unusual to run across this spread just sitting on th...

September 4th, 2020 |  


Julia’s end-of-summer birthday

Julia’s birthday is rounding the corner. My girl, who was a baby but yesterday, is having her ninth birthday on September 11. Memories flood bac...

August 28th, 2020 |  


‘Every Mama crow thinks her baby is the cutest’

There is an old saying that has several variations, but it goes something like this: “Every Mama crow thinks her baby is the cutest.” I...

August 21st, 2020 |  


Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Stuffed Green Peppers

Country Cooking with Lou Ann: Stuffed Green Peppers

I found this recipe many years ago in an old country cookbook.I made it and got instant approval from my brother, Tom. I knew it was a keeper. That...

August 14th, 2020 |  


Gloria Yoder feels blessed with family

I’ve been blessed too richly for words. I told Daniel I feel like a spoiled queen. Never before have I had a time where I had someone for two mo...

August 12th, 2020 |  


The Amish Cook

Little Joshua is doing well and is the center of attention. Everyone dotes over him. Yep, our long wait is over. It’s hard to believe that he is...

August 5th, 2020 |