Tag Archives: Amish

Scrapple

Scrapple  Scrapple is considered to be one of the first original dishes created in the Mid-Atlantic region.  It is called Pon Haus in Pennsylvania Dutch which is the region in which the recipe is most commonly associated with.  In Pennsylvania it is also … Continue reading

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Favorite Mid – Atlantic Dish

From the site stats the most viewed recipe biography on this site so far is Cream of Crab Soup. I am in the process of researching about 20 new entries for the blog and would like to know what recipes … Continue reading

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Pickled Watermelon

“The best time to pick a strange watermelon is in the dark of the moon.” “If a women steps over a watermelon vine, it will stop its growth.” –          Southern Folklore                 Pickled watermelon is considered a southern delicacy, but … Continue reading

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Shoo – Fly Pie

 The Amish/ Mennonite region is a unique part of the Mid – Atlantic.  Part of the practice of this particular sect of Christianity is the noninvolvement in the world at large.  They believe in a separation between religion and the … Continue reading

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The History of: Brunswick Stew

               Brunswick stew was originally made by several of the Indian tribes long before the colonists arrived.  Squirrels were a popular and important source of food for the Mid – Atlantic region.  At one point squirrels were almost driven to … Continue reading

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History of: Chow Chow Pickle

Chow Chow Pickle Chow Chow is a pickled relish that can be transformed into much more.  A properly constructed recipe for this dish can touch on all five of the taste sensations. Sweet:  Sugar Bitter: Turmeric Sour: Vinegar Spicy: Chilies … Continue reading

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