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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)

Hi Beth! My favorite all time pie is apple. Yummy yummy!! Thank you for the opportunity in entering your contest! You, Amy and Kelly are my favorite all time authors. I can't wait to read this book, glad to have a book with all 3 of your writings!! Happy Thanksgiving to you!!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa
Apple is deff the way to go! :)
November 14 | Unregistered Commenterjocelyn
Mixed berry pie!!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterKaren
caramel apple pie
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterMarcy
My favorite is pecan pie with chocolate chips!!! Yummy!!! :)
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterBecky M
This sounds so good. Just checked and do not have enough apples.. Then I will make it..
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterMyraLyn
Shofly. Deliciously sweet and rich. Followed closely by second choice...Apple pie :-)
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea V.
Sounds wonderful. I love cooking and baking for others and seeing the joy on their faces. My favorite fall pie is sweet potato.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterLelia
Am looking forward to reading this book. I love to bake!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterYvetta Flack
pumpkin pie made from fresh pumpkin
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterLori
Thank you for this drawing for An Amish Kitchen! My favorite Thanksgiving pie is Pumpkin with creamy topping! Kathleen ~ Lane Hill House ~*~ Happy Thanksgiving with family and friends. Would love to have the recipes too. Thanks for sharing.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterLane Hill House
My favorite would be anything apple....apple pie, apple crisp, applesauce cake......you get the picture. :) I would love to win a copy of this book as Amish fiction is my favorite genre for reading and I. love to cook....perfect win for me I'd say!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterBev Lytle
My favorite pie is apple! Will surely want to make this recipe!!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterMarilyn W
My favorite is Pumpkin pie with whipped cream
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterRobin
raisin sour cream
November 14 | Unregistered Commenterpittypat
Chocolate Pecan! Apple! Would love to win this book, these authors are outstanding!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterJulie Zimmett
I have 2 sons, one likes pecan, one likes pumpkin, so I make both!! I like apple with a slice of sharp cheddar cheese on top!!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterKaren M
My very favorite pie is shoo fly made with King syrup!!!!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterYvonne
I love reading Amish books. I was born around the Amish community but not a member. I love their tranquil ways of life. I have to say pecan is my favorite fall pie.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterMissy
I love pumpkin custard pie the best. And would love to win a copy of An Amish Kitchen. I love Amish cooking.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterDorothy Stacy
I love Pecan Pie and would love to read this book. If I don't will I will probably purchase it! ;-)
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterTammy Neill
My favorite fall pies are pumpkin and apple.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterMary Beth Dawson
Pecan Pie!!!! Super yummy! Thank you for offering this giveaway!
November 14 | Unregistered Commenterbrandy
I have two favorites, Pumpkn and Pecan. Yum!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa R
Not being a pie baker, this actually looks easy enough for me to try... Hmmm - maybe this weekend...
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterDebbie M

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