The horse and buggy often is the first thing people look for when entering Amish country. While there is no restriction on the horse breeds the Amish use, former standardbred racehorses are most commonly used for pulling buggies, and draft horses usually the heavy pulling and the work in the fields.
Standardbred - The standardbred mainly is bred for use in harness racing. While they have the ability to canter, they generally have been trained to trot or pace. Because a racing standardbred already has been broken to pull ...
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By: LaVonne De Bois
Fry Pies are as common as Horse and Buggies, especially in Ohio Amish Country, Holmes County. What is the difference between a good ole' fashioned slice of pie and a fry pie? For one, you don't need to eat it with a fork. Two; the Fry Pie is wrapped in a delicious thin crust with your favorite filling; and three, they are cheaper than a slice of pie. Fry Pies can be found in nearly every bakery or perhaps along the back roads at a family roadside stand. This ...
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3 celery ribs, chopped
2 medium carrots, sliced
3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1-2/3 cups biscuit/baking mix
2/3 cup milk
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