The Amish Cook: Sundays around the Yoder house

Somehow Sundays just put a relaxing slant on everything. I’m not sure what it really is, perhaps, it is the family times or the fact that itR...

July 1st, 2020 |  


The Amish Cook: Pet summer at the Yoders

Yes, more toasty summer days, more water fun, and many happy hours with family pets. As I write, the latest pets are three kittens from a stray mama c...

June 23rd, 2020 |  


The Yoders take a surprise trip

Hey, you’ve got to join us for a leisurely afternoon. Daniel suggested that we all go for a ride with our standardbred mare, Sapphire, and open ...

June 3rd, 2020 |  



Yoder family prepares for the baby

We’re working on organizing closets, cleaning out neglected corners, and getting things in order before the baby comes. I’m enjoying every...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Everything but the kitchen sink at the Yoders

It was one of those nights. As soon as one child was asleep, it seemed like another needed mama to blow a stuffy nose or something to soothe a raspy c...

May 19th, 2020 |  


Gloria and family enjoy granola

“Julia, Austin, wake up. We’re ready to go make granola at the store!” At the mention of granola, sleepy eyes popped open. The long-...

May 12th, 2020 |  


The Amish Cook: No bake fiber balls

An awful lot is going on in this world. I cannot wrap my little brain around it. How is one supposed to process it all? My heart just breaks in two as...

May 6th, 2020 |  


Pizza spaghetti a hit at the Yoders

Good morning from the Yoders, These quiet, pleasant mornings are almost addictive, once you get started, it’s hard to miss a single one. For yea...

April 29th, 2020 |  


The Amish Cook: Gloria serves up Daniel’s favorite fruit cobbler

It’s early morning, outside the office window where I do my writing the birds are singing full throttle, obviously not worried about the day ahe...

April 21st, 2020 |  


The Amish Cook: Gloria and Daniel offer some granola comfort

It was one of those perfect sunny days in the quiet countryside we call home. I had plans of working in the kitchen all forenoon but wasn’t sure...

April 15th, 2020 |