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A neat as a pin Amish home in Lebanon county that sells baked goods
Corn field with one of the many hills that we have in Lebanon county
Lancaster County Corn Pudding


1 15 oz can Cope’s Heat and Serve Corn


3 eggs, separated


¾ cup milk


1 Tbsp flour


¼ cup sugar


2 Tbsp butter


Salt & Pepper to taste
<Mix flour, sugar, corn and egg yolks. Add salt and pepper to taste. Melt butter and add to mixture along with milk. Beat egg whites and fold into mixture. Place baking dish in pan of water. Bake in buttered oven dish for one hour in moderate oven.

Corn Chowder


1 cup diced potatoes


1 cup water


1 cup milk


1 ½ cups cooked dried corn


3 strips of bacon


1 medium sized onion, chopped


1 Tbsp flour


2 Tbsp parsley, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
Cut 3 strips of bacon into 1/8” pieces. Fry bacon and remove from pan. Saute one medium sized chopped onion in the remaining fat. Add flour. Mix flour, onions, and fat until thoroughly combined. Add remaining ingredients except parsley. Salt and pepper to taste. Simmer all. Recipes from www.farmstandfoods.comRichard from Amish Stories

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These images were taken during spring time, which has become one of my favorite seasons behind fall. Since i moved up from Florida I’m still very sensitive to the heat, which i hated and never got used to while living in the deep south. On my travels between Lebanon and Lancaster county’s i receive some curiosity from the Amish regarding what a blog is or what will i do with the pictures that I’m taking. I’m getting the impression that some of the  younger  Amish are now understanding the good points to being involved with the Internet and its bad points. While the older folks don’t really seem to want or think they would even need it even if they have a business that could benefit from it.  But as more and more of the Amish turning to English web developers to create web sites to help grow their businesses , the pressure will only increase on those Amish who have not jumped on board to the information supper highway. Richard from Amish Stories.

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