Amish Mennonites

Amish Sugar Cookies (Quick and Easy)

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup butter, softened<br>1 cup vegetable oil<br>1 cup sugar<br>1 cup confectioners’ sugar<br>2 large eggs<br>1 tsp. vanilla or almond extract<br>4 1/2 cups …

Baking

‘Return to Amish’ Stars Carmela and Mary Shop for Conservative Bathing Suits: Watch

Work it, ladies! <b>Carmela Mendez</b> and <b>Mary Schmucker</b> go shopping for bathing suits in a preview for the Sunday, May 14, episode of <i>Return to Amish</i>, and <i>Us</i> …

Swimwear

America's Amish refugee town faces fresh challenges

As the US isolates itself under President Donald Trump, one rural town in Pennsylvania keeps rooting for refugees. The Amish and Mennonite …

World News

Exponential growth pushes the Amish into new places like Licking, Mo.

But the ground is rocky and two people have died after their buggies were rear-ended by motor vehicles.

St. Louis

Sabrina High Of ‘Breaking Amish’ Arrested Again, Actually In Prison This Time

In shocking news today, Sabrina High, also known as Sabrina Burkholder, of <i>Breaking Amish</i> was arrested once again and is actually in prison this time …

Entertainment

15 Steamy Photos Of The Cast Of Breaking Amish

In 2012, TLC unleashed <b>Breaking Amish</b> and treated the world to yet another inside look at Amish and Mennonite culture. We followed five young people …

TV

Amish in northern Dauphin reach out for help to prevent addiction

The opioid addiction crisis is too close for comfort, according to an organizer.

Addiction

Amish woman and her horse die after their buggy is struck by drunk driver

An Amish woman has died after the buggy she was riding in was struck by a driver who appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.<p>Elsie Yoder, 23, …

Crime

Where the Police Department's horses live

The horses in Baltimore’s mounted police unit have helped keep the city’s peace since 1886. Stabled downtown, these eight are Baltimore’s equine …

Policing

What to Watch: Gotham Returns, Zoo Finale, Amish Guest, Orville and More | TVLine

12:00<p>A<br>• M<p>Acorn TV<p>Doc Martin<p><b>Season 8 premiere</b>: Martin and Louisa try to live peacefully under one roof with baby James Henry. (New episodes releasing …

TV

Daily briefing: Trump N Korea threat, Suu Kyi and FT business book

<b>Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here</b><p>The US will have “no choice but to totally destroy North Korea” if forced to defend itself, Donald Trump said …

Aung San Suu Kyi

How computers and cellphones, embraced for business reasons, are impacting Amish communities

Democratic Republic of the Congo

At Chef Michael Stadtländer’s Farmhouse, Dinner Is Served - WSJ

When chef Michael Stadtländer and his wife, Nobuyo, bought their Victorian redbrick farmhouse in Ontario, they named it “Eigensinn,” a German word that means obstinate. It signaled, says Mrs. Stadtländer, their intention “to do things our way.”<p>Every inch of their 3,000-square-foot home in …

Houses

Oaxacan-Inspired Goodness in Gowanus

If you've recently murmured the words, "There appears to be a real lack of authentic Oaxacan cuisine in Brooklyn these days, particularly in …

EGEB: Amish solar phone booths; Energy storage record quarter; EU still taxing solar panels; more

<i>Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial and political review/analysis of important green energy news.</i><p>Amish phone booths – <i>McKenna trained a local high-school physics teacher to do installations. About 50 of them are off the grid. One lights up the gazebo in the local cemetery;</i> …

Renewable Energy

The Communal Dimension of Forgiveness and Reconciliation

<b>Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A – September 10th, 2017</b>Today’s Gospel passage from Matthew 18:15-20 compels us to consider the essential …

Faith

RECIPE: AMISH CINNAMON BREAD

Ingredients<p>FOR THE “STARTER”:<p>1/3 cups sugar1/3 cups flour1/3 cups lukewarm milk 90-100 F (32-38 C)10 g fresh yeast or 4-5 g active dry yeast or 0.3 g …

Baking

NY State Senator Wants To Exempt Amish, Mennonites From Gun Permit Photo ID Rule

A Republican state senator from upstate New York wants to make it easier for members of the Amish and Mennonite communities to buy a gun. [ more › ]

New York City

Bill would give religious sects special treatment for gun permits

Those cute Amish buggies may soon be packing heat.<p>A bill introduced by state Sen. Catharine Young, an upstate Republican, would exempt the Amish, …

New York City

The Amish Guide to the Apocalypse

<b>When the English Fall</b><br>By David Williams<br>256 pp. Algonquin Books. $24.95<p>“When the English Fall” is an apocalyptic oddity of a book: a dystopian take on the utopian world of the Amish. The first-time novelist David Williams describes Pennsylvania “plain folk” grappling with catastrophe — the …

Books

Frustrations From A Back-Of-The-Pack Runner

There is no shame in being a “back-of-the-pack” runner. Just being out there is a sign of strength. However, as a back-of-the-packer, I’ve witnessed …

‘Return To Amish’ Jeremiah And Carmela Back Together, On A Road Trip?

Three weeks since Jeremiah Raber announced that he has ended things with wife, Carmela Raber, rumors of their reconciliation emerged. The couple …

Entertainment

Eclipse mania engulfs farmland and Amish communities in Kentucky

Mark Cansler, a Kentucky farmer, was somewhat bemused when he learned he had won the cosmic lottery.<p>As a vast 70-mile wide swathe of America, from Oregon in the west to South Carolina in the east, was plunged into darkness Mr Cansler's otherwise unremarkable 70-acre farm was at the centre of the …

Kentucky

Drinking My Religion—an A to Z Primer

From the Amish to Zoroastrianism, Jodi Sh. Doff explores 16 religions and their different takes on alcohol.

Religion

Why Do Amish Men Wear Beards But Not Mustaches?

<i>Excited for the August 21 eclipse? Visit our Eclipse 2017 page to explore the science, history, and myths of the event.</i> <i>The Curiosity team will be</i> …

Beards

Tour operator in Amish country gets in tiff over his tuk-tuk

LANCASTER, Pa. – Pennsylvania utility regulators are making a big to-do over Timm Wenger's tuk-tuk.<p>The 48-year-old entrepreneur wants to use his three-wheeled, open-sided electric shuttle to offer sightseeing tours of Lancaster, the urban core of a region best known for its undulating farms, …

Business

Amish Acres | Written by Michelle | Real Indiana Amish - The Amish Blog

written by Michelle-a normal amish girl<p>A lot of time has been spent on Cinnamon Hill Miniature Herefords in the past few weeks. Between phone calls …

Cute

The Most Delicious All-You-Can-Eat Dining Experience In Florida You'll Absolutely Love

Food

Building A House Amish Style From Beginning To End

Post Views: 403<p><b>4 Photos of our house project for now.</b><p>These are some photos of our land and materials that will be used to build our home. We are …

Houses

How the FDA Made a Felon Out of This Amish Farmer

He is behind bars after selling skin-care products made from natural ingredients without government approval.<p>In Bath County, Kentucky, a rural area near Lexington, a judge sentenced a 57-year-old Amish farmer and father of 12 to six years in prison for producing a herbal skin cream without the …