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Lancaster County Cookbook [With 8 Color Plates] [Paperback]

By Louise Stoltzfus (Author) & Jan Mast (Author)
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Gathers Pennsylvania Dutch-style recipes for appetizers, breads, soups, salads, vegetables, meat, casseroles, pies, cakes, cookies, candies, and desserts

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The residents of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, are famous for their Pennsylvania Dutch cooking. With Pepper Cabbage, Chicken Pot Pie, Creamed Celery, Apple Dumplings, Whoopie Pies, Funnel Cakes, and Shoofly Pie, this new cookbook overflows with their old-time, traditional recipes.
The residents of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, are famous for their Pennsylvania Dutch cooking. With Dijon Herb Chicken Salad, Dream Street Scalloped Potatoes, Garden Vegetable Quiche, Apple Dumplings, Whoopie Pies, Chocolate Bash, and Shoofly Pie, this cookbook overflows with their old-time, traditional recipes. Stoltzfus is author of the very popular Favorite Recipes from Quilters.
Cooks from every corner of Lancaster County and the various sections of Lancaster City submitted their favorite family recipes to be included in this timeless collection. From their kitchens comes this compilation, filled with recipes which are easy to prepare and pleasant to the palate. A collection of essays also profiles particular Lancaster County villages and several sections of Lancaster City. Sells well in regional sections of bookstores, coast to coast.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Good Books
Pages   251
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.98" Width: 7" Height: 0.82"
Weight:   1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2003
Publisher   Good Books
Edition  Original  
ISBN  1561480924  
ISBN13  9781561480920  

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Louise Stoltzfus is a native of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. She was born and raised in an Old Order Amish family. Stoltzfus is an editor for Good Books. She is co-author of three cookbooks and the author of Favorite Recipes from Quilters. She recently completed a project related to Amish folk artists and has written the book, Two Amish Folk Artists: The Story of Henry Lapp and Barbara Ebersol. Stoltzfus is director of The People's Place Gallery, Intercourse, Pennsylvania. She lives in the city of Lancaster, ten miles from her ancestral home.

Louise Stoltzfus currently resides in Intercourse, in the state of Pennsylvania. Louise Stoltzfus was born in 1952.

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1Books > Subjects > Cooking, Food & Wine > Baking > General
2Books > Subjects > Cooking, Food & Wine > General
3Books > Subjects > Cooking, Food & Wine > Reference
4Books > Subjects > Cooking, Food & Wine > Regional & International > U.S. Regional > Middle Atlantic

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Reviews - What do customers think about Lancaster County Cookbook?

I've got lots of pages bookmarked  Aug 8, 2008
This is the kind of cookbook that friends and neighbors create, friendly, unintimidating and comfortable. The recipes are for everyday, hearty food. Nothing is fancy or modified for our health-conscious times nor does it contain recipes to challenge jaded tastes. They are the recipes our mothers grandmothers exchanged and that we loved as kids. Definitely worth having!
Very good for its category  Sep 28, 2007
I haven't cooked from this book yet but looked at it carefully and will comment that it seems very good to excellent for its category or type of cooking offered: old fashioned, daily cooking, with lots of casseroles (vegetable and meat and spaghetti) with items likely to be on hand from any grocery store. This is not a health food cookbook although one could substitute healthier ingredients for some used. The chapter on potatoes looks excellent with several good recipes for scalloped potatoes. If you are reforming your diet you should eat more raw foods than cooked for better health, alhtough some cooked vegetables are better for you than fresh or should be eaten in conjunction with fresh. And a lot of baked dishes with tons of butter, white flour, pasta as in this book is not recommended but, as I say, you can modify recipes and many are easy, good, daily recipes to use. Beyond the daily ease, what's especially nice about this book is it easy-to-read format. Recipes are in black print, nicely spaced, and stand out so you can follow them well. Really a great cookbook overall.
This is a must for people who want good everyday food!  Jul 16, 1998
Louis Stotzfus was also involved in putting together a A Quilter's Cookbook which is equally as good as this one. I bought the Quilter's cookbook first and was so impressed that when I found out about the Lancaster County Cookbook I had to have it in my library at once. This purchase is for a friend. The recipes in both books use what most people have in their kitchen on a weekly basis and the family loves them. Each have their own favorite. The Chocolate Bash is to die for!! This book is like having a 1000 grandma's bring their best recipe to your pot luck! Roxane Hepker, Milton, WA

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