Pennsylvania Dutch-style Soft Pretzels

I got this recipe from my cousin Sarah, who attributes it to her friend, Ronda. Like me, they both grew up in rural south-central Pennsylvania, so this is one of those recipes that reminds me of home.  You know that smell when you walk by the pretzel stand in the mall? That somewhat intoxicating mixture … Continue reading Pennsylvania Dutch-style Soft Pretzels

Pig Stomach (Hog Maw)

  I don't actually have my grandma's recipe for this, so I turned to The Internet to find one. And I got really lucky! Here are a couple of sites that have good descriptions and recipes for this traditional Pennsylvania Dutch recipe: Teri's Kitchen - she has a great recipe for Pig's Stomach that looks … Continue reading Pig Stomach (Hog Maw)

Chicken Pot Pie (Pennsylvania Dutch-style)

Anyone who knows me well knows that Chicken Pot Pie is on the heavy rotation menu at our house. We all loooove it. My mom made it, and so did both of my grandmothers. For some reason, though, I have stronger memories of my Grandma Losch (my mom's mother) making this. Chicken Pot Pie is … Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie (Pennsylvania Dutch-style)

Amish-style Sugar Cookies

So, I have this great idea for this blog, and I'm so anxious to get started, but I need to sort through my grandma's recipe box and figure out what I'm going to post first. It's a little bit overwhelming! But then it occurred to me that over on my other blog, I wrote a … Continue reading Amish-style Sugar Cookies