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The making of a fry pie

by ohiosamishcountry.com

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 half moon shaped dessert or snack has gained popularity but has been around for decades.
 
Recently my tourism friend, Loretta Coblenz from The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast ...

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Amish Style Cooking

by ohiosamishcountry.com

What does Amish-style cooking really mean? Do the Amish always have a big meal for dinner? Do they eat chicken and mashed potatoes every day? These are questions visitors ask the cooks of Holmes County after a hearty meal in their home.
Recall the early beginnings of the culture in the 1800s when they moved from Pennsylvania to Ohio? They moved because they were looking for good farm land to grow crops, raise a large family and make a living at farming.
I personally was raised on a large farm. My mother did not work away from the home and raised seven children. Dad spent countless hours in the fields and he always expected a hearty meal at noon to fuel his energy to continue on throughout ...

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