Sunday, January 10, 2016

A Church Sunday in Winter (and explanation.).

    Amish heading for church (gmay) which takes place in a different community member's home every other Sunday.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Lucky Pork and Sauerkraut New Years Day-

A common dish to be made on New Years Day by the Amish is Pork with Sauerkraut.
It's a good luck tradition because cabbage represents prosperity (money) and pigs dig forward not backwards.
So join in and cook up some pork (a pork loin, pork chops, pork ribs, or even pork hot dogs) top with heated sauerkraut and you'll be enjoying what many Amish today will be eating.
Note: If you're vegetarian, have black-eyes peas and sauerkraut instead.  The peas represent good luck
 because in the south during the Civil War the northern people thought that that was cow food and so they left them in the fields. So the southerners had black-eyed peas. They thought that was a stroke of luck

A common favorite dish to be made by the AMisha nd mennonitesPork and Sauerkraut

1 (about 4 pound) pork loin roast
Brown or yellow mustard
Sauerkraut
Rub a little brown or yellow mustard on the outside of the pork loin roast. Add a little water to the bottom of the pan (about an inch and a half), then cook by the method of your choice. The pork can be roasted in the oven or cooked in a slow cooker or pressure cooker.
The sauerkraut may be poured on top of the roast and cooked together, or it can be heated separately on the stove top.
Serve with a side of mashed potatoes and apple sauce.

New Year’s Day is often another opportunity for a family gathering. Since Amish families are usually quite large, it can be very difficult to gather everyone together. If the family didn’t have the chance to gather on Christmas or Second Christmas, they often celebrate Christmas on New Year’s Day.
- See more at: http://www.cindywoodsmall.com/2013/01/08/new-year-2/#sthash.kMb6p0fa.dpuf
The Pennsylvania Dutch have a unique New Year’s tradition, as well. They enjoy a meal of pork and sauerkraut each New Year’s Day.

Pork and Sauerkraut

1 (about 4 pound) pork loin roast
Brown or yellow mustard
Sauerkraut
Rub a little brown or yellow mustard on the outside of the pork loin roast. Add a little water to the bottom of the pan (about an inch and a half), then cook by the method of your choice. The pork can be roasted in the oven or cooked in a slow cooker or pressure cooker.
The sauerkraut may be poured on top of the roast and cooked together, or it can be heated separately on the stove top.
Serve with a side of mashed potatoes and apple sauce.

New Year’s Day is often another opportunity for a family gathering. Since Amish families are usually quite large, it can be very difficult to gather everyone together. If the family didn’t have the chance to gather on Christmas or Second Christmas, they often celebrate Christmas on New Year’s Day.
- See more at: http://www.cindywoodsmall.com/2013/01/08/new-year-2/#sthash.kMb6p0fa.dpuf
The Pennsylvania Dutch have a unique New Year’s tradition, as well. They enjoy a meal of pork and sauerkraut each New Year’s Day.

Pork and Sauerkraut

1 (about 4 pound) pork loin roast
Brown or yellow mustard
Sauerkraut
Rub a little brown or yellow mustard on the outside of the pork loin roast. Add a little water to the bottom of the pan (about an inch and a half), then cook by the method of your choice. The pork can be roasted in the oven or cooked in a slow cooker or pressure cooker.
The sauerkraut may be poured on top of the roast and cooked together, or it can be heated separately on the stove top.
Serve with a side of mashed potatoes and apple sauce.

New Year’s Day is often another opportunity for a family gathering. Since Amish families are usually quite large, it can be very difficult to gather everyone together. If the family didn’t have the chance to gather on Christmas or Second Christmas, they often celebrate Christmas on New Year’s Day.
- See more at: http://www.cindywoodsmall.com/2013/01/08/new-year-2/#sthash.kMb6p0fa.dpuf