Extreme cold weather presents the perfect conditions to cut, pack, and store ice in Amish ice houses for the coming summer months. The Amish, who live without electricity, use the ice for food refrigeration.
I still have distinct memories of standing there in the summer heat, feeling the cold penetrate through my shoes, while watching the strong backs of my dad and the other men I loved rhythmically rising and falling as they cranked the freezer handle.
Fall is in the air. Savor it with homemade pumpkin treats from Amish Country! Today we’re sharing with you our favorite pumpkin recipes and already-made desserts.