'Amish' on Serious Eats

Market Scene: Renningers Antiques and Farmers Market in Kutztown, PA

When traveling through the rolling corn fields of Eastern Pennsylvania, it's hard to limit the number of stops one can make at this or that roadside farm stand. Thankfully, the Kutztown outpost of Renningers Antiques and Farmers Market kills several birds with one convenient, folksy stone. The market stalls are teeming with Pennsylvania Dutch classics like sauerkraut baked beans, shoo-fly pie, pretzels, horehound candy (who still eats horehound candy?!) and all manner of cured meats. More

Shoofly Pie

The following recipe is from the July 15 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! I grew up just outside of Philadelphia, and that meant many educational school field trips to... More

Amish Snacks in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia City Paper's Margaret Battistelli lists five delicious Amish treats and where best to get them in the area. My tastebuds are all a-flutter at her description of the Stoltzfus Bakery's wet-bottom shoofly pie, "like two desserts in one — a buttery coffee cake laid over a thick, sweet sludge made of brown sugar, butter and molasses. It's better than the cakier dry-bottom version, and sweet enough to make your teeth ache on contact."... More

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