The most common sight in an Amish community is the horse and buggy. It marks distinctively the separation of the Amish community from the rest of the world who uses the automobile for every day transportation.


The buggy varies with the group and reflects how conservative the community is. The more conservative the community the more austere the buggy is, the more stocky the horse is. For instance, the Swartzentruber Amish, the most conservative of groups, will use a wooden wheeled buggy with steel bands that touch the road. The side curtains will be manually rolled up and tied. The ...
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There is something surreal about an early morning fog in the valleys of southeast Ohio.  Hill tops look like tiny islands surrounded by mysterious white fluff.  As the sun slowly burns off the low-lying haze, one notices small clusters of Amish homes nestled within the edges of woodlands & harvested fields. Dairymen, already finished with their early morning milking, have given leave to the cows who now slowly choose a place in the pasture to enjoy another fall day. A breeze blows through the low-lands & chases off the final wisps of any lingering haze.  A new beauty emerges for ...
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LeeAnn Miller

Ingredients

12 oz homestyle noodles
10 oz cream of chicken soup
5 tbsp butter
3 tsp chicken base
2 cups chicken broth
4 cups water
 
Directions

In medium saucepan, combine 2 cups chicken broth and 4 cups water, bring to a boil. In a separate pan, over medium heat, melt butter and cook until brown in color. Add 10 oz cream of chicken soup and stir well. Add chicken base, stir until dissolved. Add mixture to broth and water. Stir until combined.
 
Add 12 oz noodles, gently stir and bring to a boil again. Cover saucepan with lid and turn ...
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