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Sunday, August 21, 2011

Recipe of the week: Pennsylvania Dutch Sticky Cinnamon Buns. With Amish fiction writer Wanda Brunstetter's book signing schedule and contest !

Famous Pennsylvania Dutch Sticky Cinnamon Buns
1 package dry yeast
1/4 cup warm water
1 cup milk, scalded
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 1/4 cups sifted flour, divided
3 tablespoons soft butter
1/2 cup chopped raisins
2 tablespoons currants
2 tablespoons finely chopped citron
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3 tablespoons brown sugar

Soften yeast in warm water and let stand for 5 to 10 minutes.

Add milk to sugar and salt. Mix and cool to lukewarm.

Add 1 cup flour and mix until smooth. Stir in yeast. Add remaining flour mixing well. Knead dough on floured board until smooth. Put in greased bowl, grease top, cover with towel and let rise in warm room until double.

Punch down dough, and roll into a rectangle about 1/4 inch thick. Brush with the softened butter and spread with mixture of raisins, currants, citron, the 1/4 cup brown sugar and cinnamon. Roll up like a jellyroll and cut into 1/4-inch thick slices. Lay the slices in a buttered 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan. Cover and let rise until doubled.
Sprinkle top with the 3 tablespoons brown sugar. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes. Published with permission from recipe goldmine. Richard from Amish Stories.

 
  
Wanda signing books for fans in Florida.





 
Wanda at a book signing in Ohio






Book signing at an Amish friend's home


 Wanda Brunstetter  the very popular Amish fiction writer will be in Lancaster Pennsylvania and Ohio in September for a book signing for her new book  "The Healing". I was asked by her if i wanted to mention to Amish Storie readers her book signing stops in my area. I sent Wanda a note telling her that id be happy to pass along to the readers her Schedule for her Lancaster and Ohio appearances's. Richard from Amish Stories.

Come meet Wanda

Pennsylvania

September 6, 2011  
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM


Hackman's
1341 Mickley Rd, Whitehall, PA 18052
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September 9, 2011
05:00 PM to 07:00 PM


Shady Maple Restaurant 129 Toddy Drive, East Earl, PA 17519
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September 10, 2011
12:00 PM to 02:00 PM


Lifeway
2320 Industrial Highway, York, PA 17402
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September 12, 2011
11:00 AM to 01:00 PM


Bird in Hand Restaurant 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
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September 13, 2011
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM


Miller's Smorgasbord 2811 Lincoln Highway East (Route 30), Ronks, PA 17572
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September 14, 2011
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM


Plain & Fancy Farm and Gift Shop at the Amish Experience 3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Route 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
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Dinner served at 6:00pm. Call 1-330-893-3248 or visit Amish Heartland Tours for reservations. Sugarcreek, OH
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    September 19, 2011
04:00 PM to 06:00 PM

 Dinner and Booksigning in an Amish Home Dinner served at 6:00pm. Call 1-330-893-3248 or visit Amish Heartland Tours for reservations. Sugarcreek, OH
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September 20, 2011
11:30 AM to 01:30 PM


Lunch and Booksigning in an Amish Home Call 1-740-754-1833 or visit Eastern Ohio Tours for reservations.


Fresno, OH
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September 23, 2011
10:00 AM to 01:00 PM


The Gospel Shop Walnut Creek Amish Flea Market, 1900 State Route 39, Sugarcreek, OH 44681
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September 23, 2011
03:00 PM to 05:00 PM


The Gospel Shop Walnut Creek Amish Flea Market, 1900 State Route 39, Sugarcreek, OH 44681
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September 24, 2011
10:00 AM to 01:00 PM


Gospel Bookstore Holmes County Flea Market, 4550 State Route 39, Millersburg, OH 44654
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September 24, 2011
03:00 PM to 05:00 PM


Gospel Bookstore Holmes County Flea Market, 4550 State Route 39, Millersburg, OH 44654



Win  a Dinner with Wanda in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania !


Would you like to meet Wanda in person? Will you be in the Lancaster County, PA area on Tuesday, September 13th? If you answered yes to both questions, enter the “Dinner with Wanda in Lancaster County, PA” drawing today.






The winner of the drawing will be entitled to bring along one friend to join Wanda and her husband for a free dinner at Miller’s Smorgasbord in Ronks, PA on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 6 p.m. The dinner will follow Wanda’s book signing there.






To be eligible for this drawing you must either live in the area of Lancaster County, PA or plan to visit there on September 13th. The winner will also receive a free set of autographed books by Wanda.
To enter  contest or for more information just click  www.wandabrunstetter.com
Dont miss old order Mennonite Jeans post this coming Tuesday, with first time pictures of Jeans home!



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I've created this website out of my own interest in the Amish/Mennonite culture and of living in the country. Its a place for people who are interested in the Amish like myself, and its also a place to share Images of the beautiful country side that is all around me. my name is Richard, and I live very close to an Amish settlement here in Pennsylvania. This site is dedicated to my mother, who had started all of this by taking me as a child to Lancaster,pa from our apartment in the Bronx projects..........THANK YOU MOM............... Richard