The Landis Valley Cookbook

Pennsylvania German Foods & Traditions


Book Description

  • More than 200 recipes from the leading museum on Pennsylvania Dutch culture
  • Convenient lay-flat spiral binding
  • Historic background of food and foodways The culture of the Pennsylvania Dutch is preserved at Landis Valley Museum in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This volume produced in association with the museum presents food and foodways essential to seasonal events and holidays of the calendar year, from New Year's Day to Christmas, barn raisings to quilting bees. More than 200 recipes are offered, both traditional and modern, including such favorites as chicken corn soup, onion bread, Fastnachts, shoofly pie, pepper cabbage, red beet eggs, apple butter, corn fritters, Lebkuche, funnel cake, clear toy candy, bellyguts, soft pretzels, scrapple, sausage, pig stomach, roasted ham, chicken pot pie, pork and sauerkraut, fried rabbit, dandelion wine, and cherry bounce.

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