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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!

Pie Pic1

 

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)

Pecan Pie is my fav!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterJohnda Scott
Coconut Cream Pie is the best!!!! I would love to win this book to my Amish book collection! Amish books are the best! Thanks! makeighleekyleigh at yahoo.com
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterMegan Parsons
I love cherry pie or pumpkin pie
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterRuth
Without a doubt "Pumpkin!"
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterJudy Burgi
My favorite is Pumpkin pie.. I love it with whip cream on top and it just makes me feel like a child agian. We used to eat pumpkin pie at my grandma's house for thanksgiving and we had long nights of card playing with our Grandma and family members. Eating the pie reminds me of all the yummy food and the carefree times I had a child. LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterJoy
My favorite is Pecan Pie, better if cranberries are added!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterCynthia Palmatier
I want a chance to win. I love cookbooks. I collect and use them. Love trying recipes and adding to my collection.
My daughter is following in my footsteps. She writes in her cookbooks too.
So please enter me.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterJane Squires
Pie looks so good. Will have to try it. Please enter me in the book giveaway!
Thank you so much and have a Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving.
My favorite pie is a good apple pie.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterKathy Rowe
Chocolate Pecan!!!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterKimberly
What a great book to win..I love all kinds of recipes. Id love to win!
November 14 | Unregistered Commenteranna gonzales
My fave pie is pecan pie..the kitchen smells awesome when baking!
November 14 | Unregistered Commenteranna gonzales
Your pie looks fantastic, but I would have to pick creamy pumpkin pie as my favorite. I don't read much about pumpkin pies in Amish novels, is this something that is common with the Amish bakers?
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterChris
My all the time favorite is Dutch apple crumb pie
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterSusan Worrell
Love these types of books. Cant wait to read and try the recipes.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterYolanda
My favorite fall pie is pumpkin pie....though I do like Apple as well. =-D
November 14 | Unregistered Commenterlanore lewis
Love all three authors, and am looking forward to getting this book to add to my collection!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterDebbie Porter
I love my grandma's cherry pie!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterRenee
My favorite is pumpkin! Love pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving.
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterKathy Faberge
Fall pies can be so fun to make! I love pumpkin pie myself, but as an alternative, I love to make a pumpkin cheesecake!!!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterJessica Baker
Pecan!
we all love chocolate and coconut cream pie
November 14 | Unregistered Commentercarole
My favorite would be chocolate mousse pie. It's not exactly fall, but it kind of tastes like hot chocolate!!! Would love to win the book!! And that apple crumb pie looks delish!!!
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterMarissa E.
I LOVE pumpkin cheesecake! I would also LOVE to win this book! :) †
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterMandy Bentley
I think I'd like some of that "Peace" of pie from your fb page at the moment. Yummy giveaway. :D
November 14 | Unregistered CommenterThe Pear Lay
~ I LOVE Cherry & Apple pie!:-)
November 15 | Unregistered CommenterDebbie

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