August 27, 2014

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Amish Cook 12-11

By: Lovina Eicher

The Thanksgiving holiday is over with and everyone is preparing for Christmas. As I prepare for Christmas let us remember that Jesus is the reason for the season. So often people forget what Christmas is really about.

We spent Thanksgiving Day at sister Emma and Jacob’s house.  Emma prepared two turkeys.  They had the table set for 19 people. Daughter Elizabeth’s friend Timothy and Susan’s friend Mose joined us for the day.  It is hard to believe that Emma and my family come to 19 already when we are together. Besides turkey Emma had mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, California blend vegetables, cheese sauce, taco salad, cheese, vegetables and dip, and dirt pudding. I took along homemade bread, deviled eggs, cherry and pumpkin pies, pumpkin rolls and Long John Rolls to add to her menu.   There was way too much food and plenty of leftovers.