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Monday
Nov122012

Giveaway: An Amish Kitchen

Amish Kitchen

I don't know about you, but I love it when fiction incorporates food. A heartwarming story that is punctuated by recipes? Sign me up, yo.

And now, I'm ready to give away a copy of An Amish Kitchen, just such a book. Here's the synopsis:

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The Amish Kitchen is the Heart of the Home – and the Ideal Setting for Stories of Love and Hope.

Fall in Paradise, Pennsylvania always brings a brisk change in the weather. This time also provides unexpected visitors, new love, and renewed hope for three women.

Fern has a green thumb for healing herbs and flowers, but longs for love to bloom in her life. The next-door neighbor’s oldest son Abram comes running into Fern’s kitchen seeking help for his little sister. The crisis soon leads to a promise of romance—until an incident threatens to end their growing attraction.

Nearby, Hannah runs her parents’ bed and breakfast, Paradise Inn—but her life feels nothing like Paradise. She longs for a man of integrity to enter her life, but never expected him to knock on the front door looking for a room. Will she be able trust Stephen with her future once she discovers his mysterious past?

When a storm blows a tree onto Eve’s farmhouse, she has little choice but to temporarily move her family into her parents’ home. Outside of cooking together in the kitchen, Eve and her mother can’t agree on anything. But this may be just the recipe for hope in healing old wounds.

Three Amish stories—each celebrating love, family, and faith—all taking place in a tight-knit community where the kitchen truly is the heart of the home.

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Oh, and it has recipes, too. Here's one of them, with one of the authors pictured holding the pie!

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Rosemary’s Apple Crumb Pie

  • 6 cups peeled and sliced (or chopped) apples
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup ½ & ½ cream
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

Crumbs:

  • ½ cup butter, cold
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup flour

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients and place in an unbaked pie shell.
  • Combine crumb mixture and sprinkle on top.
  •  Bake at 325°F for 55 minutes or until apples are done.

Now. Back to the giveaway. Want to win a copy of An Amish Kitchen? Cool, dudes. All you have to do is leave a comment on this post, or on the CakeSpy Facebook page, telling me your favorite type of fall pie. Traditional Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie? Rich pecan pie with cranberry? You tell me. But do it before next Monday, the 19th, at 5pm EST - cos the giveaway will close then! Because the book will be shipped from the publisher, US residents only, please.

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Reader Comments (115)

I'm not commenting to enter the giveaway, but rather to say that I'm a little surprised to see this book being given away on a blog that I perceived as not having any particular religious affiliation. This book is a Christian book, which may not be immediately apparent to people entering the giveaway. I hope you don't mind me mentioning this. I really appreciate your blog and just wanted to point this out.
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterAngelique
My fav fall pie is pecan pie :)
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterAlexandra
MINCEMEAT!
November 12 | Unregistered Commenterladywild
Pumpkin is my favorite!
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterClaire
This would be so awesome to have for the holidays. We have Amish that have been coming to the farmers market with wonderful baked goods!
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterCarolyn
Pumpkin Pecan Pie!
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterEmily
My favorite is apple!
November 12 | Unregistered CommenterTerri
A caramel pumpkin pie. Yum!!!
November 12 | Unregistered Commenterdevon
I love pumpkin pie and the best part is the cool whip on top. (I love every kind of pie that exists, and I'm pretty sure pie is my favorite food!)
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterSarah Stone
This is difficult, but I think a creamy pumpkin is my favorite
November 13 | Unregistered CommenterKarly K
Chocolate Pecan :)!
November 13 | Unregistered Commenterjama
Apple cranberry crumb pie is the best!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterCaley
My favorite is pumpkin pie.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterJenny
That pie looks fantastic -have takent he recipe to make my own. Wouild love a copy of yor book. My faovrite is pecan pie.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterCheryl
Mixed berry pie made by the local Amish!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterRose
Love all recipes Amish or not but I must say that the Amish recipes are mostly simple and have wonderful flavor :) I would have to say that Lemon Meringue tops my list!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterLisa
trying the Rosemary’s Apple Crumb Pie
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterElla W
I do love Amish themed books...but what I love even more is Amish themed books WITH RECIPES!!!!!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterCheryl in WV
It's a toss up between pumpkin and apple.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterCindy Linthicum
My favorite is chocolate cream pie :)
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterBeth Wiseman
I love the traditional pumkin pie with cool whip!!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterBeth Wiseman
My favorite pie is my moms recipe pecan pie. And as a response to Angelique...Christians eat too! Why should this book be excluded because it is Christian? Donna H. donnaeharmon@yahoo.com
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterAn Amish Kitchen
I love to cook and I love to read. What better way to have both?
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterVonda Hutchinson
My fave is still my grandma's pumpkin. She hates crust so she just bakes the filling in a 9X13 pan. Have to have some every Thanksgiving and Christmas. Makes it very figure friendly too. :)
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterAshley
Looks like an awesome book! Love Amish inspired fiction and Southern Pecan Pie!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterAngel Eicher

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