Ohio's Amish Country

Amish weddings are traditionally held on Tuesdays or Thursdays in later fall after the harvest. Amish wedding tradition has had to give way to practicality. Weddings are now held year round and on other days to accommodate the number of couples getting married.

Courtship among the Amish is more secretive. A couple won't announce their engagement until just a few weeks before their wedding. They keep it a secret (as long as they can). It is always an occasion for a new dress for the bride. They typically don't wear white but one of the more acceptable colors of their ...

"How do the Amish live?"

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By: LaVonne De Bois


As Spring arrives, so does the need to prepare for planting of crops.  Farming among the Amish remains in the 8 - 10% range with regard to family occupations.


Recently I interviewed a New Order Amish farmer about farming methods.  Even though Amish are allowed to utilize tractors on the farm for running equipment, some New Order may use tractors for fieldwork.  That is not the norm, but demonstrates the extreme examples from one group to another.


Working in the field does not ...

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LeeAnn Miller

1 loaf of home-style bread (crusts cut off & cubed)
8 eggs (*if you use homemade bread, use 10 eggs)
1-1/2 cup milk (*if you use homemade bread increase milk ¼ cup)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
8 oz. cheddar cheese
1 lb. fried crisp bacon (slice bacon in pieces, then fry)
½ green pepper, diced
½ red pepper, diced
4 green onions, diced

Beat eggs, milk, salt and pepper thoroughly. Pour over bread in greased/buttered 13x9 baking dish.
Layer the veggies over bread mixture then sprinkle with cheese. Lastly, top with already fried bacon. (You ...

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